Ode to an Onion - an art work by T Newfields
Onion

Ahh,
how your long, slender leaves
with waxy strands of green
curve down lazily
towards
a bulbous base.

Ohh,
your olfactory overloads
of peppery, piquant pungence
prick my nostrils
with no sense of shame!

Exploring many layers
of your enigma
new questions confront me
such as
"How elegant
can vegetables be?"
&
"Do onions embrace
any particular epistemology?"

I laugh while chomping
on your bulging delight:
could philosophy be more zingy?