Written for: Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 24
“For today’s prompt, write a salty poem. I love sweet foods, but I also love savory (and salty) foods. Honestly, I just like food. There, I said it. But salt shows up in places like the ocean, in salt trucks (in places that get snow), and other places. Salty can mean down to earth, but it can also signify getting upset over a small thing (like maybe somebody spilling the salt?).”
Sea salt is best for sprinkling on
toasted soft pretzels, fresh and hot.
Sesame bagels do not compare with salt bagels.
Sesame oil flavors Chinese food (already salty).
Sea breezes paint my lips with salt.
Toasting with Tequila, lemon, and salt packs a punch.
Toasts at Thanksgiving remember all.
Sesame seed candy crunches.
Sea-green eyes–my Mom
Sesame seeds, toasted and eaten at seaside