art by Piwowarski


every sliver

conjures moonlight

cusps, magic, death, life,

bones and heart

Comfort Food

Feed Your family

Feed Your family

Comfort Food
by Jeanne Poland

My daughter arrived with husband behind,
Post surgery, weary, washed out;
I’d made them a soup with chicken and vegs:
Some broth that gave bones back their clout.

Some wine spiced it sweet, with onions, anise,
Carrots, rosemary, and chicken breasts sliced;
Potatoes, fresh parsley, lemon, zucchini,
Comfort delivered all spiced, sliced and diced!

Pattern #12 First


What comes first? Bones? Soul?
Minerals or water’s flow?
Calcium or blood?

Pattern #5 Wind

May Monsoons

Whispers moans and groans
Upends bones stones zones-intones
Unknown morricones.

– ennio morricone, grand officer omri , ˈɛnnjo morriˈkoːne (born november 10, 1928) is an italian composer , orchestrator and conductor , d d

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