Failing to Make The Crumble

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Time cut short by a pinch,

the butter, once destined for a child’s bag of ingredients,

fails to make the crumble.

And it

s

l

i

t

h

e

r

s

down

a kitchen cabinet,

greasing a wooden door, and

slodge-piling

onto a

vinyl floor, as a mother’s feet, weary from a once-broken

toe, and a now-broken

morning, slither on

under.

 

Copyright owned by Jay Cool, March 2019

 

Image by tatlin on Pixabay.com

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