Canning jam

Canning jam

Canning jam,
tin lids pop
sealing sweets
under glass,
stealing my
tongue away
from poems.

About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
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27 Responses to Canning jam

  1. I don’t know what is in the jars, but it looks incredibly delicious!

  2. I love the sound of jars sealing. My cousin taught me to make jam and she said that the pop says, “Success!” Sweet poem…

  3. Jessica says:

    So good! What an awesome description of sweet success. 😀

    • Thank you, Jessica! Have you canned any jam this summer? It’s such a rewarding endeavor, your taste buds won’t let you forget the sugary goodness! Hope you had a relaxing weekend. Did you go to da Vinci Days? The festivities and live music were wonderful this year.
      Tyler 🙂

  4. Forest So Green says:

    That sure brings back memories of hours in the kitchen making jam 🙂

    • I’m so glad I was able to evoke fond memories of canning jam. It’s such an enjoyable experience to undertake, basking in the glow of sugary bliss 🙂

  5. Bee says:

    Hours in the kitchen helping make jam with Mum. A time gone gy

    • Wonderful to hear, Bee! Such simple tasks evoke powerful, lasting memories. Plus, its taste is preserved forever by your taste buds. They’ll never let you forget!
      Tyler 🙂

  6. ksnapped says:

    One of my favorite parts of summer….mulberry jam, wild plum jam, blackberry jam….the best reason to make biscuits for breakfast!

  7. Soooooooooo jealous! Bon appetit and Bravo! 🙂

    • Thank you, my friend! We are already through half the batch and it’s been absolute bliss from my mouth to the stomach! Hope you had a relaxing weekend!
      Tyler 🙂

  8. Gallivanta says:

    Blueberry jam? Looks very good.

  9. silly specter
    soon sleeps
    (still savoring syrupy sweets)
    sappy straw summons 🙂

  10. 🙂 wow it has been years since i’ve made jam or jelly.

  11. 1980freebird says:

    love that you are canning jam and writing poems! Thats talent and lucky!

    • Thank you, my friend! Word play at work, so much fun in the kitchen 🙂 The blueberry jam was wonderful, although most of the jars have been dispatched fast down my gullet & into my stomach! I let my wife have the marionberry jam…the seeds get stuck in my teeth! I hope you are having a good week, wearing autumn colors with each step, a leaf trail leading to your doorstep 🙂

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