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Spice of Life

Cumin seeds or caraway in white spoon on wooden board

A bit of a poetry binge lately. This is an entry for #TankaTuesday #TheSpiceofLife #Poetry Challenge No. 309, 2/28/23.

This poem in the form of an American Cinquain.

Static
Mundanity
Bold to speak through blankets
To stand in solidarity
Cumin

The audacity of cumin to stand in the spice rack as a bitter thought, yet organize a well-balanced curry when called upon, can be seen as an act of bravery. It knows its value and remains in the rack until it’s ready to be used.

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