On Wednesday, we’re having split pea and pumpkin soup

17 Aug

The sound of the still-dry split peas against the stainless steel as the pressure of the water hits them and pushes them up and around the bowl.

I mean to write it down every time I hear it, I never do, and even though I love that sound, I never think of it between times.

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4 Responses to “On Wednesday, we’re having split pea and pumpkin soup”

  1. fifi August 18, 2008 at 10:18 am #

    But what could you say about it?
    would there be words ?
    tis such an ephemeral thing and disappears without a trace.

  2. Kath Lockett August 18, 2008 at 1:29 pm #

    I guess they do sound more poetically pleasing than the grinding and hawking snorts of a coffee machine in action, but I know what I’d prefer to actually eat/drink….

  3. ampersand duck August 18, 2008 at 1:48 pm #

    At this funny little pebble-filled beach we walked to on the weekend, the sea rushes into the pebbles and as it withdraws, there’s a wonderful noise that is a bit like applause, made by the rocks hitting each other and the water sort of ‘popping’. You can listen to it for hours. It’s a similar noise to the split peas…

  4. Mummy Crit August 19, 2008 at 12:15 pm #

    I love your obervation posts 3C. They are a reminder to me to slow down and really notice things. Thank you.

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