His lips brushed her cheek
as salty tears stung his tongue,
she sighed, sweet release.

Just for good measure
she tossed salt o’er her shoulder,
brackish atonement.

Flavor enhancing,
preservation from decay
salty alchemy.

~ kat ~ 16 November 2015

A trio of Haiku for Haiku Horizons. Click HERE to see more Haiku on this week’s prompt: “Salt”.

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