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Squash Blossom: Flower (and Poem) of the Day, Dec 7, 2017

Squash Blossom

Hard to herd and hard to wrangle,
growing in a clustered tangle
here beside my kitchen stoop,
good as fritters or in soup. 58 more words

Food Poem by Jim Daniels

This poem is not directly about food. The imagery of two siblings over a kitchen sink surrounded by leftovers makes me smile. Maybe you will too. 129 more words

Food Poem

poetry friday roundup: coffee and donuts edition

“To find inner peace, search deep inside yourself. Is there a donut there? If not, take corrective action.” ~ Anonymous

When the going gets tough, the tough eat donuts — … 599 more words

Poetry Friday

to picnic or not to picnic?

“If ants are such busy workers, how come they find time to go to all the picnics?” ~ Marie Dressler

What a nice day for a picnic! 956 more words

Poetry Friday

Breakfast at Max and Louie’s

Egg yolk glimmers on the edge of his lip,

Indistinguishable from a dollop of mucus

Or signs of an overactive sweat gland.

My own mouth twitches as if to flick the food off- 83 more words

Katie Kistler



I have given up on oatmeal, overdosed on kale.
All these faddish food taboos have gone beyond the pale.
I do not count my calories, my glutens or my carbs. 301 more words

Poetry Friday: Yummy!

A few years back, in honor of National Poetry Month, the blog “Food 52” posted links to 17 of their favorite poems about food. Those of you who know that I loathe cooking may wonder why I follow this blog, but the answer is simple: I adore reading their description of food, looking at the mouth-watering photos, and ogling over the many ways food can be saved, stored, and repurposed. 21 more words

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