Food Biz

A Haiku or Two, on Grocery Stores

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January 23, 2016

Haiku52:
Our thoughts on food and cooking
In seventeen beats.

Photo by James Ransom

Lindsay-Jean:
impulse buy fruits and
vegetables like they’re gum
in the check-out aisle

Caroline:
maybe nothing is
so soothing as the lush case
of greens, wet and cold

Join The Conversation

Top Comment:
“Express Lane Yes, they must have stood In the wrong lane when math brains Were being issued out. Once again they stand A cart filled with groceries Right in front of me. ”
— Frances
Comment

Go on, tell us your tales from the store aisles—in verse!

5 Comments

Frances January 27, 2016
Express Lane<br /><br />Yes, they must have stood<br />In the wrong lane when math brains<br />Were being issued out.<br /><br />Once again they stand<br />A cart filled with groceries<br />Right in front of me.<br />
 
amfelici January 24, 2016
cheese platter tonight<br />let us be practical here<br />which brie shall we choose
 
LauriL January 24, 2016
beets touching carrots<br />kale nestled near green beans<br />live long on rainbows
 
Jesse B. January 24, 2016
threads of celery<br />are just vegetable zippers<br />channeling water
 
LauriL January 23, 2016
sustenance is for<br />us to find in all<br />those lovely green piles