When You Can Taste The Salt – A Poem By Carol J Forrester

Now you have evaporated,
I can see markers clear as crystal,
so damn sparkly in retrospect.
if you had added salt to the veg
was as small as any mistake
chalked up to forgetfulness.
By the time you taste it
you’re too late.  


  1. Oh this reminds me of a moment in the film Stranger than Paradise, when a character says “it’s ALWAYS too late” – so true Carol…


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