Sunday, June 18, 2017

veggie time

the men
look hopelessly around
the pool
where the party is in bloom.
no grille? you hear
one man say.
they put their noses
in the air,
for seared meat,
a chicken,
a steak, a bratwurst.
but there is none.
someone's wife
brings you a plate
and offers up a carrot
and some snap peas.
what choice do you have?
you say yes,
and bite down,
dipping a broccoli
stalk into a strange white

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