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'unpredicted' 'suck momentum' & 'spliff'

it fell today
the idea

that the ocean
was just a cloud

shaking out
its wrinkles

in late rain.

first published ‘Our Days Encounter’June 3rd, 2023 edited by Lennie Cox unpredicted | Our Day's Encounter (wordpress.com)

suck momentum
who were you
in kiss chase

opposite in restaurant
adjacent in concert performance

attractive in candlelight
and bathing costume

for eyesight memory
and longing promises

of feet on the dash

until mortgaged suburban vows
said gone missing

who was i

first published  Maya’s Micros, May ’23 edited Daniel Morgan and Maya highland  ‘The Closed Eye Open’ Maya’s Micros Ed. 22 – The Closed Eye Open


my father
was a box

filled with

of poke and punch
or words that teased

in prompts for answers
quickly wronged
or refuted

then requestioned

for answers to quickly routine

as he was a cheese
unready to mature

believing it would
only age him.

first published ‘Impspired’ August ‘23 edited Steve Cawte Geoffrey Aitken – impspired

Cook - Eat

Restorative Vegetable Broth/Stock with Bay Leaf and Peppercorn

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion diced
5 large celery stalks diced
3 large carrots diced
1 clove garlic chopped
6 cups water
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon black peppercorns
7 bay leaves

In a large pot combine the olive oil, onion, celery, carrot and garlic. Sauté on high heat for five minutes.
Add water, salt, peppercorns and bay leaves and bring to a boil.
Turn the heat down to low and simmer uncovered for 20 minutes.
Taste and add more salt if desired.
Strain and use

Freezes well

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