Epigram-Crabapples in the Tropics


The Dwarf Irwin Mango (Source: http://brisbanelocalfood.ning.com/m/discussion?id=2047708%3ATopic%3A221400)

What need is there for preserving these

When mangoes, full and ripe abound?

And yet, some say, that, by northern seas,

A springtime bloom was once profound.


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  1. I agonized over whether to make the last line “Their springtime bloom is yet profound,” but there is also a yet in the prior line I didn’t want to give up.


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