A Haiku or Two, on Winter Greens

January  2, 2016

Our thoughts on food and cooking
In seventeen beats.

Photo by Eric Moran

you pull one over
on us; by the time we
notice it will be spring.

inside the makeshift
farmers market greenhouse, plants so
green—like fireworks.

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Charlotte R. January 3, 2016
broccoli plant flowers and asks
to be put to bed
atop the brown rice
Shannon S. January 2, 2016
My heirloom kale seeds
I have scattered far and wide
They come back to me
catalinalacruz January 2, 2016
Poached eggs, kale and cheese
A winter's dinner make for
dining alone. Bliss.
moe B. January 2, 2016
lush leaves layer green,
crisp as the frosted winds out;
softening at touch.