Apples require some cold weather,
some fortitude to scale their branches,
sink strong teeth into these honest
fruits of integrity, savoring the reward
that determined goodness brings.
Author’s Notes: This poem first appeared on my blog, http://pocketpoems.info on March 24, 2009 in my Fruits of the Spirit poem series.
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