Love

Love by Adrianne Cook

I love the idea of the holidays:
A taste of indulgence
Space to reset.

And then I am reminded:
Family bickers
Food falls flat
The house shrinks
Tempers explode
And I wonder why we bother.

Maybe next year.

Falling in love (c) 2006 by Marcus Zorbis. Unaltered under a Flickr Creative Commons license License language

Falling in love (c) 2006 by Marcus Zorbis. Unaltered under a Flickr Creative Commons license
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Love by Beth Henary Watson

Love hangs out in kitchens and bathrooms
Among the green bean casseroles and
The almost-readies and the waiting.

It beats on stock pots with wooden spoons
And is predictably tested when
The people and food are not ready

At the same time.

 

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