Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Beef Stew

Turbulent emotions
roil like a boiling stew;
one minute it’s sliced carrots
snorkeling in the broth, the next
shriveled up pieces of beef
surfacing with the ghost of you.

12 comments:

polona said...

i don't think i'd like to taste this stew...
excellent as always!

MB said...

Um, is there something else on the menu, please? I don't think I want this, either.

Anonymous said...

Don't know if I want to cry or laugh


j :0>

Masago said...

Gastronomically expressed!

J. Andrew Lockhart said...

remind me to not eat with you. :)

EATING POETRY said...

This made me smile for some reason :)

Katie McKenna said...

I will pass on the stew! :)

I truly admire the way you write!

whitney said...

I like stew...so, I'm not sure if I want this one or not. My mind is all confused!

gautami tripathy said...

Great stew! that is life!

Nea said...

haha, I bet cha we aren't thinking about the SAME person when we read this, but it sure does fit the memory of someone in my life. Great job.

ardi k said...

so rich !!
keep cookin

floots said...

oh so true pat
those ghosts appear everywhere
thank you