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Kim Roberts

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Kim Roberts

Kim Roberts is the author The Scientific Method (WordTech Editions, 2017). Roberts coedits Beltway Poetry Quarterly and the Delaware Poetry Review. She lives in Washington D.C.

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I will eat the apple
read Stephen’s note this morning.
He is volunteering to play Eve.

He wrote, I will eat the apple
—but there are no apples in the house.
We have no lascivious Honeycrisp,

no bonny Braeburn, no upright Baldwin.
We’re out of spry Granny Smiths