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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

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5 Comments

Frances January 27, 2016
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.
 
amfelici January 24, 2016
cheese platter tonight
let us be practical here
which brie shall we choose
 
LauriL January 24, 2016
beets touching carrots
kale nestled near green beans
live long on rainbows
 
Jesse B. January 24, 2016
threads of celery
are just vegetable zippers
channeling water
 
LauriL January 23, 2016
sustenance is for
us to find in all
those lovely green piles