A “Snack” Poem

Photo by Samadhi Yaisha
Photo by Samadhi Yaisha

By Samadhi Yaisha

A mozzarella stick,

a triscuit,




A mushy

and dairy


I slide on tahini

in a cup,

and fly to the heaven of my palate.

Present in the ordinary,

I become a bliss of simplicity

–enlightened in a moment

of appetizers

in between


Three tasty treats

pulling me into the ecstatic moment

in which a snack

becomes a poem.

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