Treasure Island

Han Min Ohn

(29.7.1983 / Yangon)

Acid and alkali


A little acidity not many tongues will detest
Sometimes a sour taste, for a tongue, is best
Too low of it and the tongue will be dissolved
Not a single tongue will dare to get involved.

A little alkalinity many tongues sometimes prefer
What it creates, is a taste we call bitter
Too high of it and the tongue will be corroded
Not a single tongue will dare to get eroded.

Submitted: Friday, December 20, 2013

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