you say, “clafoutis…”

. Clafoutis by Beth Somerford I will whisk for my new love a creamy batter, sweet and rich, its almond tang an undertone that catches in my throat. Then I shall wait another night to lay the foaming blanket over reddish marbles rolling; over dark unpitted fruits. Once baked into a solid spume we’ll break itsContinue reading “you say, “clafoutis…””

petit déjeuner

. . Breakfast in America Songwriters: Richard Davies & Roger Hodgson Take a look at my girlfriend, she’s the only one I got  Not much of a girlfriend, never seem to get a lot  Take a jumbo across the water, like to see America  See the girls in California  I’m hoping it’s going to comeContinue reading “petit déjeuner”

a tough nut to crack

. ‘Pecan’ by Patti Wilburn My hard little shell hides the tender meat inside To the world a tough nut to crack But on the inside, delicate-fragile Take care when getting to the core Crack my shell too forcefully All the goodness will be crushed Be gentle, peel the outer layer slowly A treasure youContinue reading “a tough nut to crack”