Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Which foods are exuberant? Tomatoes and, of course, figs. Asparagus, little as is the dour eggplant until cooked to a beguiling creaminess.
Now, I'm thinking of the flight patterns of dragonflies and the practice of writing a poem a day.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
How many times have you said, "What IS this?"
How many times did an answer appear as a strike of lightning?
How often did the answer come via the slow-cooking crockpot?
How often did one word ignite another? Was thirst quenched?
Monday, August 29, 2016
Walking is the best way to stumble upon (but not over) a green heart. Happy hearts are known to keep the company of smiling faces. And, yes, rocks are sentient. Is the poem in the rock or in the mulch? This for sure -- a banquet for the tiniest among the sentients.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Sunday, August 7, 2016
Tart and bright. A bit lemony. If you don't like the taste or sorrel, oh well, you can love the names of its kin -- rhubarb, buckwheat, wild docks, rau rum and, of course, knotweed.
Language and food are perfect spoon-sisters.