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Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, Southern Comfort Food

03.28.11 Posted in Contributor Series 8, today's words by

Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine Southern Comfort Food By Mike Perkins crispy fried chicken yellow corn bread both with brown crust creamy mashed potatoes with gravy crunchy cole slaw on the side cold iced tea in a frosted mason jar in season  corn on the cob complete with fresh sliced tomatoes finish with fine […]


Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, Your Repast

03.27.11 Posted in Contributor Series 8, today's words by

Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine Your Repast By Bobbie Troy i no longer gorge myself on your soul i no longer feast upon your body i no longer taste your lingering lips i no longer feed  upon your repast i bear my loneliness  like an empty plate that carries your shadow to my table […]


Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, Soul Food

03.26.11 Posted in Contributor Series 8, vox poetica originals by

Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine Soul Food By Nate Spears The love from my mother’s pie Warms my digestive tract as it passes through Each slice warms me up As it flows through My soul The sweet potatoes thicken our bond The lemon extract stings The milk soothes The sugar makes it all so […]


Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, Five Harvest Haiku

03.25.11 Posted in Contributor Series 8, today's words by

Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine Five Harvest Haiku By Joan McNerney A cup of coffee warm fat pancakes bubbling up my haiku breakfast Just sniff those spicy fruit bars crammed, packed in bunches at the bakery. Try some of this pink cotton candy! It makes your hands all sticky. Nothing tastes more exotic than […]


Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, Piece of Cake

03.24.11 Posted in Contributor Series 8, today's words by

Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine Piece of Cake By Scott Owens Despite the cliché there is nothing easy about them. How could there be in anything that requires such beating? But where else does sweetness arise from violence? Whisk water into cocoa, cream butter and sugar, beat in eggs. Still, who could resist the romance […]