Apples in October

I asked the apple merchant for another,jaunty as Cezanne's still-life reds and yellows, having more life than stillness, telling us,¬†uncut, unpeeled, they are not for the feastbut for themselves, and building strength to flyat any moment, leap from a skewed bowl,whirl in the air and roll off a tilted table.¬†-Grace Shulman ("Apples")After weeks of teasing…