Tears and Quiche

This prompt came, rather accidentally, from Valerie Collins, my Irish (oops) British Spanish writing friend.

May 2, 2015

Tears and Quiche

She writes and sobs,
salt mingling with ink
on the thick-lined page,
heart and memories mixing
in smudges and smears;

then emptied, cleansed,
she rises to cook;
courgettes with rosemary,
cheese and crust;
she tastes the mixture
for salt—ideal.

mrs-penning-to-mrs-hibbett-tearstained letter       zucchini quiche by taste of home

Overheard at a kiln: "The main teaching of all religions is, don't be a dick." You heard the man--comment away, but...you know...

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