Alchemy

He would spoon row after row

of soon-to-be cookies,

then slide the sheet to me

for tiny thumbprints,

red and green crystals,

half an English walnut.

The chemistry

of butter, flour, baking soda, salt,

was simple to the polymer chemist,

but to his little girl

there was something magical

in the making.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK