Oh Onion

Oh Onion

Should we pity thee?

What sorrows hide behind

thy luscious skin

that make weep

the hardest hearts

of women and men?

Yet how swiftly

do those woes depart

when once thy flesh is sliced

and served as savor

to enliven flavors benign.


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