Tagged: family

mama rabbit and

mama rabbit and
papa ox –
persistence
paired with an
indomitable
spirit – nothing
is insurmountable
.
20210720:2010
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we were proofed in the

(for y, on your birthday)

we were proofed in the
same basket, risen and baked
in the same oven,

my brother and i, honey-
buttered slices, loved, loved, love
.
20210703:0526
y

two hours with a

two hours with a
hammer can cause a lot of
damage or yield five

pounds of shelled hazelnuts and
pure joy from working with our hands
.
20210627:1534
y

wednesday night, you are

wednesday night, you are
hand-rolling sushi with us,
guiding us through each

ingredient, so that nothing
and maybe everything falls out
.
20210512:2133
y

every year, dad prunes

every year, dad prunes
mama’s azalea bushes
carefully so that

they become perfectly rounded
buns well before mother’s day
.
20210509:2100
y

in the dream after

in the dream after
the dream that is just before
waking, bamboo soup,

the way mom cooks it at home,
a memory for the journey
.
20210506:2143
y

we are one dose and

not all fried chicken

not all fried chicken
are created equal – we
each take detailed notes

across the years, memories
stained with shiny family smiles
.
20210321:1933
y

in the middle of

in the middle of
a pandemic, wondering
what restoration

feels like is a privilege
reserved for the back of the line
.
20210102:1316
y

here we are – setting

here we are – setting
the table in front of three
different versions of

mama’s curry chicken, a taste
of home within easy reach
.
20201231:1035
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