Tennessee Fire

Spices explode across my tongue,
melding with the warm flush of alcohol…
A long exhale,
eyes at half mast,
head tilted in a relaxed lean.
And my brain is baffled
by the contradiction
of the icy chilled liquid
and the heat it generates.

 

Author: Elle

Hi, I'm Elle. I'm based in Auckland, New Zealand. I'm a moderator at Writing.com, the mother of two gifted children, the wife of a Twitch gaming streamer and the Queen of Unfinished Projects. I've been reading since I was 4 years old, writing poems (badly) since 1994, blogging since 2001 and I started studying photography in 2010. This blog will contain poems, short stories, photos, book reviews and my thoughts on a variety of topics. Hope you enjoy it.

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