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Persimmon Poems

Diospyros virginiana (common, or American persimmon)

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Autumn in the South by Joseph Addison Turner (1853)

Imitations of the Beautiful by Madison Cawein ()

Of 'Possums And Persimmons by Reverend John F. Dorsey (~1970)

Somewhere Frost Is On The Pumpkin by Melvin Ryber (1918)

Where I'm From by Devin Routh ()