The Nurture presents a small collection of my favorite poems on food and drink, entries posted from February 12 2015 to March 5 2015. The collection would not be possible without my connections with the people I love, those who have renewed the ways I relate to food and drink. The Orange Chocolates Recipe for […]
by Wendy Cope At lunchtime I bought a huge orange— The size of it made us all laugh. I peeled it and shared it with Robert and Dave— They got quarters and I got a half.
Chocolates by Louis Simpson Once some people were visiting Chekhov. While they made remarks about his genius the Master fidgeted. Finally he said, “Do you like chocolates?”
Recipe for a Salad by Sydney Smith To make this condiment, your poet begs The pounded yellow of two hard-boiled eggs; Two boiled potatoes, passed through kitchen-sieve, Smoothness and softness to the salad give; Let onion atoms lurk within the bowl, And, half-suspected, animate the whole. Of mordant mustard add a single spoon, Distrust the […]
by Lourry Legarde The Many Wines by Rumi
Realistic Bubbles Another Beer by William Matthews
The Basket of Bread by Salvador Dalí A Decade by Amy Lowell
Watermelon 02 by jimmytc25