Among Many Questions – 4

I don’t miss much of being young,
But I miss apple butter.

And yes, I know I can get it online;
That doesn’t help me while I’m out driving.

Why do we think of the things we do?
Why things so random, all the time?

I think, in this case, that
The barn there reminds me
Of Dutch Pantry restaurants,
And those remind me of apple butter,

Of eight years old,
Riding through Pennsylvania countryside,
Singing songs as a family,
When Summer meant freedom,
And death only happened
To Star Trek security guards.

So

I miss apple butter

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