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Sunflower Seeds

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Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds,
So salty they burn my slightly chapped lips.
Savoring every bite,
Cracking them with my front teeth.
I let their earthy flavor caress my tongue.
Each one tastes of a memory,
Familiar and comforting.
I am reminded of childhood,
And a smile plays across my face as I chew.

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  1. Date: 3/22/2011 1:45:00 PM

    reminds me of playing church softball while munching :)