Tagged: first

even in the same

even in the same
family, we hold our cooking
preferences sacred –

mandoline versus knife, boil
first then chop, chop first then boil
.
20220523:2019
y

in mama’s garden,

in mama’s garden,
the camellias wake up before
anyone else, stretch

towards the sun in their winter
layers, waiting to go out
.
20220306:1830
y

from holiday to

from holiday to
holiday to holiday,
the neighbors compete

for who leaves up their decor the
longest, who takes them down first
.
20220126:2022
y

you never forget

the dining table

the dining table
for the rest of our
lives, our first and
last, arrived
at sixteen minutes
past four this
afternoon, a
seventy-year-old
danish lady, with
a few wrinkles and
countless stories
tucked into
her sleeves, wrapped
carefully against the
first of december’s
chill, stepping out onto
the curb, in the
arms of gentle robert
.
20211201:2032
y

witnessing someone’s

witnessing someone’s
first taste of persimmon is
an envious thing –

how to capture that honey-
like, rich flavor anew once more
.
20211125:2248
y

curry is the first

curry is the first
recipe you need to take
away with you to

college – forget ramen, mac
and cheese, bring the potatoes
.
20201222:1046
y

the first december

the first december
in the new old home, we have
become privy to

the twilight dialogues between
the heat pipes crossing households
.
20201213:0647
y

the first and last time

the first step to change

the first step to change
is moving to the second
step – easier said
.
20191030:0800
y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: change