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chicory

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb which contains fructose, inulin, lactucin, taraxasterol, pectin, resin, taraxasterol and tannins. It is diuretic, laxative and tonic; it is used topically for skin inflammation, and internally for diabetes, gallstones, gout, hepatitis and other liver conditions, rheumatic complaints, splenomegaly and caffeine-induced tachyarrhythmias.
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Symbolically, the central image of the flowers themselves, the "chickory and daisies," are lyric/emotive, as are their "color," the "pasture" where they grow, and their "circled" "shape"/"form." This emotive feel is also carried by the syntax.
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Baptiste "stand[ing] at a kitchen window in red silk pajamas, drinking chickory in the sunrise, looking outside as if his hate were there, hearing Mariette just above him" (9).
LUNCH: Homemade split pea and rice miso soup or a sandwich made with chickory leaves instead of bread and stuffed with avocado, humous and peppers.
I was now half expecting to walk in on a beat poetry session with chickory coffee on tap.
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