Tagged: dessert

the recipe for

the recipe for
stretching
time always
calls for
one to
two scoops
of ice cream,
there’s really no
substitute for
the rich,
sweetly cool
seconds acquired
.
20160220:1618
y

the future is layered

the future is layered
with the unknown,
in a state of powdered
sugar perfection,
like a forkful
of fine pastry,
readied at
the mouth – the
present is watering
.
20140629:1629
y

commitment is a

commitment is a
chocolate bar,
molded to
break, easily
snap, into
mouth-watering
convenience.
who says i have to be
a chocolatier to
design so much
indulgence.
depending on
your melting
point, i’ll
let you savor
the taste
.
20130604:2158
y

you keep the sonnets

you keep the sonnets
in the freezer,
i have seen
them.
it makes sense
to serve them
cold, eventually
fixed, crystalline
lines bonding
so naturally,
wrapped
around the volta,
one nibble
away
from melting
on the tongue
.
20130603:0839
y

morning arrives

morning arrives
pressed –
like the best
ice cream sandwich
ever tasted – warm,
cool, warm,
leaving the fingers
a bit stickier
.
20130427:0727
y

tuesday morning, car

tuesday morning, car
horns are squeezing
headlights into the fog
of that last treasured
moment before the
alarm goes off. in
pairs, each bright
bulb bobs
and grows, like
winter solstice’s
rice balls floating
in sweet
,
gingery broth,
beckoning for a
bite that awakens
black sesame,
and finally, all
the remaining
senses
.
20130115:0836
y

that majestically

that majestically
peaked
upper
body, a hint
of lemon, dancing
to the warm
perfume of
a slow meringue
baking, still
such cool tiles
.
20121109:0839
y