Citrus Synonyms: Bittersweet Acidity
by Mya Watson-Blake
Acid, acidic, biting; citrus.
I used to love eating spiteful, sullen, sour, citrus.
But I can no longer brace its unsweetened bitterness.
Lemons, limes, mandarin, oranges.
I’m aggrieved from your tartness.
Painful, unpleasant, grievous, traumatic,
Who would have thought I’d go into anaphylaxis?
Agonizing, tragic, an unhappy accident.
A very bitter experience indeed.
Dissatisfied, disgruntled, and discontented.
How I burn for your harsh bite.
Grapefruit, kumquat, clementine, raw citrus fruit,
Lead to intense tingling, itching, and swelling.
Unbearable, unendurable, unfriendly,
Your bittersweet is inedible.
Like a sharp, pungent taste or smell;
Our affair must come to a bitter end.