import evolution

my earliest jackfruit memories
are deliciously bright yellow
sugar syrup-soaked sticky
and pasteurized
with the slight metallic tang
of aluminum cans

but now that i have experienced
the pale to gold-yellow
floral-sweet crunch
of bulbs so fresh
that sap from the peel
makes my fingers stick
there is no going back

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s