Warm Croissants

Embittered, weary of living,
An acre of sand in your shoes,
A hatful of indifference
Trying to cover a sky-wide broken heart?

It’s nothing that a warm croissant
With butter–the butter is important–
Won’t cure.

I like to peel them like a fragrant onion,
Each new layer steaming with new beginnings.

Eat it very slowly and imagine your nemesis
in ill-fitting granny panties,
a tuxedo jacket and lime green leggings.

There.
Don’t you feel better?

2 responses to “Warm Croissants

  1. Indeed, I feel much better…..can I have additional butter on each bit as I peel it ? ( also an impossible hat…something out of Dr. Seuss, maybe)

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