As a Korean-American foodie who resides in West Oakland, I’m lucky that there’s a slew of fine eateries not too far from our home all along Telegraph Avenue in Temescal.
As Shuna announced at the beginning of April, this is poetry month. Initially, that thought made me whince, but I enjoyed her poem and thought… hmm… perhaps I should contribute something. Ten days later, Amy mentioned a tofu haiku contest, which I entered (and will most likely receive an angry letter from the Soy Board). […]
Apricots AlmondsLeeks vinaigrettegentle flavoured grainssweet fresh rice. almond blossom teagreen and blackthe cathedral inside the fig treesleaves like large handsblush stripedand blue black purple figsripe and heavythe heft of grapefruittangerine oil, when peel is pulled backscent of lemon in my handseucalyptus honeybay laurel leaves, definitive greenjuniper berries and pineconestheir nuts burrowed deep insideQuince perfumes house […]