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The Sweetest Truth - Jan. 2, 2021

think of your post-Christmas cravings

the daring choice from the Ghirardelli assortment box

a home-baked hot-buttered blueberry muffin

a chilled pear sweating in ripeness

from the knife’s first cut

you could say

love is the most astonishing dessert

you’ve ever had and once savored

forever adjusts the expectations

of your earthly sweet tooth

hey wouldn’t it be cool

to find a bake shop

that creates such a delicacy

but then

if there ever was such a thing

I bet the wait to get in

would last a lifetime

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