Wordless Wednesday/ Flower of the Day: Palo Verde Tree in Bloom
I want to climb this tree! Would it be undignified for a 70-year-old lady to do that? Or is it maybe too dangerous? This lovely gnarly tree (I don’t know what kind it is) stands outside the pharmacy making shade in my neighborhood near Phoenix, Arizona.
More Thursday Tree Love.
No longer a jungle.
Today’s prompt is to write your own two-part poem that focuses on a food or type of meal. At some point in the poem, describe the food or meal as if it were a specific kind of person. Give the food/meal at least one line of spoken dialogue.
The Quintessential Movie Theater Treat by ARHuelsenbeck I. once you’ve paid for your ticket move to the concession stand and choose your popcorn it’s calling your name not with words but with its irresistible aroma— (you know you want me you must have me) choose buttered or un- (who eats unbuttered popcorn, crazy people?) salted or un- (are you kidding me? unsalted popcorn?) small, medium, large, or gargantuan (almost the price of a bicycle) but you must have it can’t watch a movie without it II. fresh popped corn at home a marvel of modern technology 3 minutes in the microwave—presto! pop-o! before microwave ovens, hot air machines blew the fluffy little clouds into your bowl before hot air machines Jiffy Pop expanded under aluminum foil on your stove before Jiffy Pop kernels in oil in a lidded pot on the stove or maybe you cooked the kernels in a closed metal mesh basket on a metal pole with wooden handles over a flame in the fireplace