waiting for hot water

watching the blue flames
lick
the bottom of the kettle

strip off the wrapper
slip
just below the surface

tiny tea oscillations
stain
the water

sugar crystals
cling
to the spoon’s edge

two crystals on the
underside
of your lip.

 

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Johnny Crabcakes
    Feb 09, 2018 @ 06:11:39

    sweet simmering
    soft
    and so delicious

    Reply

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