This Sweet Earth by Suzanne Verrall


because the world is made of cake

we have it and eat it too

till only crumbs remain

too few even to sustain a sparrow


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Suzanne Verrall lives in Adelaide, Australia. Her flash fiction, essays and poetry appear in

various journals and collections including Australian Poetry Journal and the Southampton

Review. For links to her work go to: www.suzanneverrall.com