Alrighty – hour 9 with the prompt “hold this on your tongue”
If you hold this on your tongue
and let it dissolve like a fresh fallen
snowflake two days before your birthday
you will engrain this taste into your memory.
The ink will flow from you freely and often,
the story will be your’s to tell any time you like,
and the poetry will morph so flawlessly with the
creatures and art you surround yourself with
that you may even begin to forget who created what.
I like to think that if you hold this idea
on your tongue for long enough you’ll
almost never be able to forget what my
poetry and I tasted like either.