Sweet Tooth and Climate Change

How you look at a loaf of raisin bread, Like staring at sugarloaf mountain, How everything gets magnified, Like a little toffee that becomes candy floss, How we all have lollypop tongues That drip in drool, like Pavlov’s dog Just at the thought of an ice cream, Or a biscuit pudding, how we Are conditioned…

American Dream

Present drips in to your tongue, Like a cookies and cream ice cream cone. You’re taught to believe that fate promises And yet still, will not deliver. So many Americans have dripped Their tongues to taste the supposed good times, Only to encounter the salty nothingness, What leaves behind a memento, Of how this land…

Ice Cream Vendor

In Sri Lanka, there are many types Of Ice Cream vendors. First, there is the omnipresent Cargills and Elephant House Vendors, that play some melody Like “Fur Elise” to attract Children and adults alike. Still I miss the “Walls” vendors That used to be, two decades back. I guess I’m in no certain terms, Attracted…