Marrying tastes

High heat in the beginning provides a beautiful glaze
keeping the core tender
slow simmer then, for the juices to mingle
sizzling seasoning adds chutzpah making it truly distinctive
slapdash sandwich it certainly is not!

Two seemingly unlike ingredients
with similar underlying properties
a host of condiments added from time to time
to keep it fresh and save it from turning bland
a dutch oven to bring out the flavours
a melding of them so delectable that
in the unifying dish one can taste the unique flavours
yet the dish would lose its identity
if one from the two was missing.

Written for dVerse. Today’s host Björn says: Today I thought we should revisit a prompt from 2013 by Anna and use the concept of conceit. A conceit is defined as an extended and complex metaphor that creates that apart from creating an element of surprise. If a metaphor is used to enhance imagery the conceit is better suited to describe an intricate metaphysical or emotional subject.


56 thoughts on “Marrying tastes

  1. The last stanza is just brilliant! I love this concept of comparing to very unlikely things and love what you’ve done there.
    PS: That curry looks yummm. You’ve made us all hungry.

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  2. Wow, wow, wow! 😀 This is absolutely amazing Punam 💝💝 Love that “sizzling seasoning adds chutzpah making it truly distinctive.”

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