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Michaelmas Feast Rhyme and Dine

On 14 January 1644, one Thomas Herbert of the City of York gave:

‘to the Corporation of Marchantes … the somme of Thirtye poundes, to the End that there shall be a Sermon yearely before the Company att Michaellmas Courte’. 371 more words


poetry friday roundup is here!

Bonjour, Mes Amis.  Welcome to Poetry Friday at Alphabet Soup!

Please help yourself to tea and croissants. The pain au chocolat is especially good — is there a better way to greet the day than with buttery, flaky pastry wrapped around a decadent piece of deep dark chocolate? 420 more words

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Reading Food Poems!

This Sunday I’ll be joining the lovely Erica Goss, Los Gatos Poet Laureate, for her Poetry Kitchen reading series. Come hear! And, come read — there will be an open mic following. 32 more words

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Poetry Challenge

Joy Acey (of Poetry for Kids fame) has issued a challenge to write your own riddle-poem. You can see the challenge here: http://poetryforkidsjoy.blogspot.com/2014/09/riddle-poem.html#comment-form

I wrote several food-riddle poems a few years ago, but I’m going to post a fresh one below. 71 more words

Writing For Children

friday feast: savoring diane decillis's strings attached (+ a hummus recipe)

Remember when I shared Diane DeCillis’s exquisite poem, “Opera Buffa”?

I’m still sighing over “gnocchi lifted itself off the fork” and that lovely Panna Cotta — “silky, quivering cream adorned with fresh berries.” Remember silly Antonio, who wasn’t interested in ordering dessert? 1,164 more words

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