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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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