The Recipe For Disaster

The recipe for disaster
starts with the staples
fire air water

and seasonal variations

The recipe for disaster uses a graduated cup
uses a knife edge

Viscous risk added slowly in a thin stream
will curdle if you are not careful


soaked in spirit
sink to the bottom

There is a precipitous edge
It crumbles and
a little goes a long way

The recipe for disaster
will not rise and refuses to set
will stick and will not turn out

is not
a serving suggestion


About Mikaela

I am an artist and writer living in the Perth Hills
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2 Responses to The Recipe For Disaster

  1. meccano101 says:

    I don’t know this one, is it new?

    • Mikaela says:

      Yes, Pete put up a post on facebook saying he was writing a recipe for disaster and it made me wonder what things would be in such a recipe.

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