Kitchen magic

Today we learn
a cure for homesickness
we jar like honey
and a dessert
to sweeten loneliness
a bitter zest only palatable
after rounded by time

I will shape a magic
of butter and flour under my hands
and whispering
simply one name

conjure happiness
that others
will simply name biscuits
not understanding
the taste of tears under their tongues
strangely salty

but sweet.


About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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12 Responses to Kitchen magic

  1. Trent Lewin says:

    Kind of makes me wonder about this one name, and what the tears stem from.

  2. BroadBlogs says:

    Love kitchen magic! And seeing magic in the mundane.

  3. Alice Keys says:

    Lovely. I would like to believe there is a cure for home sickness.

  4. liked this one alot, Susan. Happy to see you writing again!

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