Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Zest, Dissolve, & Trinket for 3WW

The Recipe

called for orange
zest so I took that sunshine
out of the fridge
and grated the rind
into rays.

Then I added it
to the batter
of flour, sugar,
zucchini, baking powder,
and orange extract.

Because I’m never satisfied
with a plain recipe,
I added trinkets
of walnuts.

After I baked it,
I cut it into slices
letting the steam
rise like ivy vines
around and over
and into my nose.
I buttered it,
and then…

I took a bite
of all that warmth
and let it dissolve
in my mouth.

7 comments:

Michelle Johnson said...

Linda, this is really good. You've succeeded in making me want some of this special dish. Well done. Have a nice night.

tumblewords said...

Oh, yum! I wasn't hungry until I read this - what a fun read! Love the 'sunshine out of the fridge and...' and 'steam rise like ivy vines' - wow, so clever!

susan said...

"and grated the rind/into rays"

very nice. I love to eat.

anthonynorth said...

Perfect use of the words! And now you've made me hungry :-)

gautami tripathy said...

I want it!


Fine detailing

TD said...

Tasty and poetic. A delectable treate.

AscenderRisesAbove said...

very nice. i like the idea of eating the sun.

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