Ghost Peppers – Author Donna J. Sanders


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 Ghost Peppers

They call them

ghost peppers

because the minute

the capsaicin

touches the tongue

it kindles

then explodes

like a firecracker

making it numb

the death

of your taste buds

will make you cry

until you are

only able to see

apparitions of yourself

wondering why

© Donna J. Sanders

Donna Sanders Cover

Excerpt from the book “Devour Me”

2About the Author

Donna is a freelance writer and blogger in West Palm Beach, FL. She is the author of Ataraxia – a poetry collection about the struggles we face, the state of the world and how to see beauty in the simplest things, and Cardboard Signs – poems to bring awareness about homelessness, mental illness, self-esteem and the injustices many face and Devour Me – a savory collection of food poetry.


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