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Persimmon – pucker up

PERSIMMONS BY INEZ MCCOLLUM My Grandmother had a wild persimmon tree.  I learned at an early age to wait until the fruit was soft before attempting to eat it.  If I ate them too soon, my mouth would pucker.  I delighted in collecting the calyx and stringing them to make a necklace.  My husband was pastoring […]