Will you sit at our table?
Meeting Joy Harjo and Tracy K. Smith!
Oh, beloved. Here I stand upon the middle step, Fearing to go forward but unable to go back, But all my promises I have kept, And in your love, I'll never lack. Ever closer to the edge I come, The day approaching to an end, My life in measure has no sum, All my love … Continue reading Oh Beloved- a Sonnet
Wilted roses under glass Set upon the tabletop Hearing shadows as they pass Unsure how to make them stop. Candlesticks try to advise, Clocks remind me of the hour, As I long for my demise To escape the witch's power. Prowling between empty rooms In this prison I have made, This castle shall be our … Continue reading The Beast
Emerge anew from the writings of old, Weave their words to tell your tale, Make their phrases crass and bold, Show no mercy with your gale. You are more than flesh and bone, Your blood is ancient still, Time to conjure up your throne; Bend these mortals to your will. You have stardust in your … Continue reading Stardust
The legend of the Drowned God and his sacrifice for humanity.
Find your best whisk and combine Six egg yolks with some sugar. Blend them together until The pain begins to dissolve. Preheat your favorite oven Before adding sweetened lies That congeal within the bowl And scald your battered spirit. Line up your clean ramekins, Each one an empty vessel Ready to hold the … Continue reading How to make Crème brûlée