Proof

What is bread
if it does not rise?

I seeded the water,
waiting for its skin

to foam: to thicken
from the undertow

of sugar, to loft
from all that rich,

slow tempering.
Isn’t this premise

based on increase?
What might be achieved

when one and all
together rose.

 

In response to Via Negativa: Leveler.

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