Two violet afternoons become a surprisingly sweet moment in cooking (and eating). It all started when a daughter went out into the day.
Today’s writing prompt is based on the poem Under Heaven In “Under Heaven,” the poet proposes that “appetite has a season,” and she reminds us that a pomegranate “takes the careful cultivation of months” to come to fullness. Using the specificity and passion of a “true connoisseur,” write a poem about a fruit or vegetable […]
Under Heaven Find a market that sells a pomegranate in early summer, and you find a place that doesn’t understand how appetite has a season, how it takes the careful cultivation of months for its many-chambered heart to find fullness, a climate both steady and dry to swell blossoms to galaxies wrapped in taut peel. […]
From the preserved lemons and sesame crackers to the Walla Walla sweet onions, this poem about neighborliness inspires us to hospitality through food.