Taste Memory

21 Feb

CrabapplesThis shorty is based on a taste memory I’ve been chasing, and it’s a great example of a piece that is very well done for what it is, but there’s kind of no there there. If I were more of a poet perhaps I could write a compelling shorty based only on taste. Next time!

Working Title: Crabapples
1st Sentence: Over the years in odd moments, when she’s thinking of nothing in particular, she remembers the look and taste of small, preserved, bright red apples.
Favorite Sentence: She savors thick, spicy, syrup-sweet skin and dense yellow flesh.
Word Length: 298

Photo from thekitchen.com, where there’s a recipe for wine-poached crabapples that looks DELICIOUS.

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