Tag Archives: food

Grow

My mother grew me Hair, bones, teeth and skin Incubating in her stomach Nourishing an idea of a┬áperson For nine tender months Until I burst forth Like a hideous, shriveled raisin And became real My mother grew me She gave … Continue reading

Posted in family, food, love, personal, Poem | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Garlic

My mothers’ kitchen smells like garlic Opening drawers would ward off The Count himself. My mothers’ kitchen is a bit of a mess. She is the only person who knows Where Everything is. My mothers’ kitchen is full of the … Continue reading

Posted in food, love, Poem | Tagged , , | Leave a comment