Tangerine

Urged on by its scent,
I strip vivid-colored peel;
sweet-juiced fruit beckons

an orange tusk bites
in turn, a shock of sour fruit
like bitter winter

***

Inspired by “One Woman’s Quest II” and NaHaiWriMo prompts for Feb. 7 & 8.

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