Taste…

buds in mouth and flowers,
a saporous feast of flavours:
pizza erupts, a volcano
of chilli, garlic and oregano;
zingy ginger tea cleanses
busy gustatory senses;
an unripe plum, quite sour,
not the buttery-sweet ambrosia
of a nectarine or peach,
because
the riper,
plumper
ones were out of reach.

Kim M. Russell, 2017

Images found on Pinterest

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Tale Weaver No 114 – April 6 – Taste

This week Michael has asked us to consider the sensation of taste. I have re-worked a poem I posted on MLMM back in August 2016.

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17 thoughts on “Taste…

  1. Lovely yummy words. Your words of pizza erupted imagination to salivation! Love the plum words too – the sweet ones out of reach.
    Kind regards
    Anna :o]

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      1. Thanks — I’m having a frozen banana smoothie shake right now. Frozen bananas can be used like ice cream — even make soft banana ice cream. If you like, you can always add chocolate. There’s my “taste” of a comment.

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