Tuesday, May 23, 2006

beets

edible hallelujahs
juice of taboos her fingers sucked clean
your hunger
stained lips

it starts like this

in a kitchen cooking beets
let ‘em cool/slip off skins/slice ‘em
scent of
pickled ginger
apple cider vinegar
sesame seeds toasted

wooden spoon
her hands stirring
as you watch

2 comments:

Alixandra Bamford said...

that was really good. I like the looks of your style - I'll certainly come back for more later.

-recombinantdna

Amanda said...

Thanks! It's nice to know someone's reading these.