simple is sometimes sugar
in six-carbon rings
but we are far more complex–
the bite of lemon on the tongue,
a kissing bitterness
only sweet in the remembering
(Oh, but depends though on who is remembering. Some of us remember the whole experience and relive it).
That’s true, as well. Glad you liked, and thanks for commenting!
Warmly welcome, Siamese Susan.
Your poem captures well the human tendency to recall the sweet and forget the bitter over time. This makes the “good old days” sweeter than they may have been at the time.
Heh–too true. The good is easier to play back in those movies we call memories.
Those “movies” we call memories. Love this line. You even write poetry in the comment zone.
Aw, thanks! I am writing another movie right now 😉
Me too. 🙂
molecular chemistry – there is no end to your string of muses
Thanks, Paul. Sometimes the biochemistry class pops into the cortex in the most unusual ways 😉
Lemon kiss, sweet in the remembering. Sometimes it works the other way, too.
Oh, yes. The opposite can also be true.
Oh Susan, get out of my closet!
Hahaha–predictable move, no? 😉
Thanks, C. Sometimes quite sour at first!
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