• Lemon Tree

    Lemon Tree

    This piece was awarded first place in the 2022 Swinburne Sudden Writing Competition. “All the ripest lemons are there, but all the thorns are there too. They await my bare arms, ready to tear at my skin­­­­­­­­. I think it’s her revenge for taking her fruit. She works so hard and then she gets pissed on by Dad and Nonno.”