Jam: the sticky, sweet, the smell of cinnamon or ginger, infusing, fruit. Or...jam...
the idiom: pull out your melodies, twiggy fingers and dancing feet.
I could eat the funky fiddling between words all day.
You can make jam or jam. Music or meal -- or both together. But melody mellows a kitchen crushed by brain's rush, and oy, I've been rushing.
Rushing, you know, isn't so much outsides as it is an attitude to outsides; rushing is an inside job. So though are creative jams in the kitchen, and I mean jam in both senses of the word.
I'd prefer to be reading. Being underweight, my brain bellows food between paragraphs and paged words though, so I end up in the kitchen, with figs from a friend in Western climes where I recently traveled for work, and jam and jams on the mind.
Do you think I could pick at a guitar, cook, and read at the same time?
(The answer is yes, but very unsuccessfully on all counts.)
I hum instead. And since figs are delicate, and I don't want to eat a bushel, already packed and jounced 3,000 luggage-crunched miles in a gulp, I make jam. I jam the jam, because I ad lib it and make the recipe up as I go, and it comes out like this.
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