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Wit on Rye: Paul Violi's "Counterman"

So, where’s the beef?

It all depends on who’s roasting it and how you order. Here’s to the many flavors of language, elevating the seemingly mundane into art, and having the appetite for a tasty serving of wit on rye. 920 more words

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lost in thought
winding spaghetti around my fork

it falls off
you across the table
bathing in your wine

I begin again




Food Poem 1 - Wontons (huntun)

In the beginning
there was nothing –
this was huntun.

nothing grew lonely
turned in on itself
and from emptiness

hothouse meat… 17 more words


two scrumptious food poems from barbara crooker's new book Les Fauves

Ever have this daydream?

You decide to take a break after writing all morning. When you step outside, instead of your ho-hum suburban neighborhood, you find yourself in one of the most beautiful villages in southern France. 1,060 more words

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International Women's Haiku Festival: Haiku by Angela Leuck

Photo: Salvadonica Borgo del Chianti/Creative Commons/Flickr

Middle-aged women and younger men meet up in a haiku by Angela Leuck in today’s feature of the International Women’s Haiku Festival… 165 more words


International Women’s Haiku Festival: Poems by Julie Thorndyke

Photo: Storebukkebruse/Creative Commons/Flickr

Julie Thorndyke writes about plump quinces and an overloaded bookshelf in today’s feature of the International Women’s Haiku Festival.

plump quinces… 329 more words


a new poem from penny harter

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.” ~ from an Irish headstone

I was so pleased to hear from New Jersey poet… 792 more words

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