Tagged: grocery shopping

on a scale of one

on a scale of one
to ten, waking up at five
a.m. to secure

a delivery slot is a
nine, batting zero for two

i always worried

i always worried
that i wouldn’t know how to
pick the freshest, sweetest,
ripest vegetables when
it came down to it,
standing in front of
a pile of greens, reds,
oblongs. in between
snippets of conversations
with fellow shoppers,
even ones who look like
they’re on a mission,
i finally realized
it’s mostly guesswork

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

we are studying

we are studying
purple asparagus at
the market, having

accepted that your favorite
bouquets are in the produce aisle