An original, though not really and not very. What is it about the snap of cold weather that increases the hunger? Are we really still just nature-attuned mammals, fattening ourselves up for the winter, hunkering down for the scarcity of food? Anyway, in a fit of hunger I foraged the refrigerator yesterday and spied some mushrooms that would have gone bad had I not eaten them. That is to say, no one else in the house would have looked at them and said “Say, I bet those would taste good for lunch.”
While I was at the table, with the musky steam of a buttery saute curling around my face, I was suddenly flushed with that old WCW poem about plums and dashed off this personal rejoinder.
Not That You Noticed
I have eaten
that were in
your dad abandoned
they were delicious
So much for originality. The round-up this week is over at Big A little a