Secret Recipe

#Food #Hamburger #Poetry

Salford,13th August 2018

You’re left with a dilemma

as you demolish your Quarter Pounder with Cheese

what was it – in the burger – or the sauce that

made your mouth drool at the sight of it?

They don’t call it a special sauce for nothing

As you retrieve the gherkin slice for the umpteenth time

Seasonings form a list in your head – everything from

Tomato and Onion to Mustard, salt and vinegar, and

Yet, although it makes your tastebuds go – identifying it is a mystery

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