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Nourishment

Each day Given unto us Such nourishment For body and soul That spirit and form Are complete And whole Let this be Our sacred goal From youth Until we are old We pray Each day (c) Helen Valentina 2016

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Two: Gluttony

I will not choose I will consume it all Dark or light Dull or bright I’ll take it all I need the taste The wicked true delight There’s none for you It’s not for two This shines too bright It … Continue reading

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Corrosion

For years you slowly ate The heart of me The purest of my fruit Fell to your cold decay A thief within the night You showed such cruelty But coward, you would hide At quiet break of day For years you … Continue reading

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Strawberries

He brought me strawberries Spilling upon my table Gifts of the nature’s bounty Red as the promise of a kiss I thought it bliss We dined on strawberries Served with pure whipped cream Sweetness bursting on our tongues Red as … Continue reading

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Summer Fruits

Lazy days Mid afternoon heat Languorous looking For a long-lost treat Summer fruits spilling Like gold at my feet Hot afternoons Spent with friends and wine Convivial, constant Pleasure is a crime Summer fruits glisten Like everything fine Lost evening … Continue reading

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Feast

This ravenous hunger Will not be satiated These elegant hosts Not here ingratiated A perfect feast Is kept at arm’s length To bridge this distance There is no strength The fatted cow lies In glorious display This perfect savagery Here … Continue reading

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Tropical Punch

Sweet seductions Perfect passions Fruitful frisson Succulent spice Tropical treats Majestic mango Spritely spirits Nourishing, nice © Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

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Pineapple

You’re like a pineapple Rough on the outside Sweet within Prickly your hide dear Sharp and hard your skin Let me cut you open Let your juices flow The sweetness in your soul dear Is what I yearn to know … Continue reading

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Chef

The chef pauses for a moment Before stirring his creation Weighs the virtues and the limits Of the spices here arrayed This is artistry of the moment Flavours mixed like a devotion And there’s more than just mere chemistry In … Continue reading

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You Were My Food – For Prompt 19 – Food

You were my food, my simple nourishment I fed on your life-force, your words and deeds A glance from you was ambrosia pure A word from your lips like blood-red cherries falling at my feet I drank you in like … Continue reading

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