A haiku on that pungent but flavoursome bulb, Allium sativum
In roasting pan hot
the medicinal clove sits;
the vampire’s poison.
A big thank you to Suman Sandhu for tagging me in the haiku prompt, “Garlic”. I tag Lindsay Soberano-Wilson, Galit Birk, PhD, Denise G, Tree Langdon, GB Rogut, Michael Burg, MD to create 17 syllables on the aromatic bulb and submit to The Brain is a Noodle
An Awkward Reunion
A short story in response to “The Favourite Word Challenge”, with thanks to Michael Burg, MD.