Kitchen confidential

Grab the curls of a golden idol
Let them soak overnight
Take the eyeballs from an actor
Sauté them on low heat
Remove the vocabulary from a lawyer
Add it, gently stirring
Drain the anger from a wolf
Poor it in, drop by drop

When all comes to a boil
throw in the stone of life

I tried
I tried again

I cursed
I tried again

I prayed
I tried again

I spilled my blood on the earth
I tried again

I sold my soul
I tried again


The prompt for #NaPoWriMo Day 2 suggested we’d write a recipe. It made me look through previous years. I remember using a cook book for found poetry: Per Person: 1/2 cook. I thought I’d done a recipe before, but that turned out to be a charm: Nine, ten, try again.

3 thoughts on “Kitchen confidential

  1. Rene

    Disturbing at the beginning, extra heart tugging at the end. By far my favorite read today.


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