Worth of life

idle dreams
under a Tuscan sunset
-wasting life in
boat parties
-floating aimlessly on
choppy waters
in Krakow nights
-planning a trip
to Sunny Paris

rich brats escape
a vanilla existence
-unaware of sea salt
in tears
-what mulling spices
lend to intoxication

grounded mustard seeds
crackling sesame seeds
roasted to enhance flavour
of a meal they know not how to cook
of a life they know not how to lead
of a worth they will never earn
and face the wrath of hollowness
in sunset years
consumed by the fuel
that actioned idle days
and lit up dark nights


Written for dVerse Poetics – Spicing it Up

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