“I always think that the best way to know God is to love many things.” ~ Vincent van Gogh

Saturday, July 9, 2011

I watch the TV chef

I watch the TV chef 
preparing crayfish

the white flesh filling 
the bright orange shell.

He takes a fat claw
and slices it across.

As he pulls out the meat
and drops it into his mouth

I smell and taste it,
the succulent tang

as fresh and sweet
as in my childhood.

Note: Crayfish is the Australian term for lobster.

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