Tagged: grill

the neighbors compete

the neighbors compete
to see who is even more
ecuadorian-

american – flags waving,
pumpkins piled high, still grilling
.
20211019:1905
y

along the route of

along the route of
peppers, tomatoes,
and peaches,
the carnival of grilled
mangoes melts
over the tongue
and lingers
like a revelation,
unexpected –
like suddenly
floating
in Port-au-Prince,
and my father
smiling, letting go
.
20110816:0830
y

under a neglectfully

under a neglectfully
blue
sky, someone
is just
flipping the
summer, slightly
overdone, waiting
for someone else
to give the final
signal
to pull it off with
perfect grill marks
.
20100907:2223
y