Tagged: peppers

in the summer of

in the summer of
the carolina reaper,
our tomatoes dared

to wander over, lean its
vines upon those spicy branches
.
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thai chili peppers

thai chili peppers
from our garden onto the
kitchen counter, just

waiting for time to help them
change into their red leather coats
.
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when every seventh

when every seventh
neighbor is growing bird’s eye
chili in the front

yard, we follow suit, waiting
for that rainbow of spiciness
.
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when we meet, it is

when we meet, it is
like cherry peppers meeting
onions for the first

time – fiery sweet trading stories
with bewilderingly sweet
.
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in both hands, my

in both hands, my
fingertips are still
tingling from cutting
into last night’s
cherry bomb
peppers, so sweet
and delicious a
memory
to meditate on
in child’s pose
.
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