Can bitter words poison the bearer?
Do sweet words nourish?
Is a silence that is no longer quiet
filled with the acrid taste regret?
At any given time
on any given day
there is flavour to be found in
every facet of life
-from the stories we tell ourselves
to the tales we want others to hear
© Vivian Zems
Poets United Midweek Motif- The Food We Eat