To drink your feelings: feels relevant right now, the upgraded version of sheet-caking. With all the political turmoil (yes that’s the polite word I’m going with) it’s surprising we haven’t drunk ourselves to death. For me tea is the drink- for tears, tragedy, disappointment. With a history of depression in my family, even in college was I conscious of the fact that if I was feeling sad in anyway, I shouldn’t allow myself to drink: it wasn’t safe. Unfortunately, I have proved myself right on a couple occasions.
Tea is always a better solution.
When a writer/ director friend send me recipes for a feeling and a mood, they became cups of tea- tonics & exorcisms.
These are the first of 2.
A recipe for Melancholy & A recipe for a Quixotic hour
recipe for melancholy
1 cup earl grey
a teaspoon of tears
a dash of memory
cut up letters from an old love letter
recipe for a quixotic hour!
1 birthday cake, blended
a 12 ounce fizzy, silly soda
pour together in a Sundae glass
insert a skewer of gumdrops & bonbons
mix baileys into a clotted cream, lather on top
add a banana
Writing Prompt by Be Goodwin