Lots of Love, poetic thought by George B.
(the smudge and other poems Page)
She first mixed the ingredients,
then added salt and sweat,
and other delicate things to the dough
she mixed and beat, and slammed and slammed
with powerful fists,
spreading the dough on whole the top of the board –
she did that many time…
Now it all became quiet,
a quiet wait while
inside that silence the yeast was waking up the dough ,
engulfed in the mixture,
almost…ready to burst…
the oven preheated,
“time to open the gates to the baking heat”, she thought…
the moist heat of the oven –
time to release the moisture within –
let it float,
once more all around, free, in the boxed heat.
Now, all that was left was…cookies….while,
still very special,
with a sprinkle of Cinnamon
trace of… cloves
and lots of love.
Inspired, and with dedication to Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel, and her popular novel Like Water for Chocolate (Spanish: Como agua para chocolate), the popular novel published in 1989, and the amazing magical realism by which food is one of the major themes in the story which is seen throughout the story. It is used very creatively to represent the characters feelings and situations.
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