Kummerspeck

They call it grief bacon
that cushion of extra tasty
layered over pain

It is not delicious?

Nothing sweeter than old tears
lacing chocolate.

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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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9 Responses to Kummerspeck

  1. J. A. Panian says:

    And they always come back
    and they are always sweet
    and they are always salty….

  2. claudia says:

    kummerspeck – a german word which def. hits the bull’s eye – ha
    there are times when one needs an extra portion of chocolate..

  3. BroadBlogs says:

    Wow. You have the most thought-provoking poetry, and so beautifully rendered.

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