Poems of Love and Longing

Joys of a Simple Meal

Bring me
A loaf of rough bread
A ladle of olives
A handful of figs

A token of feta cheese that
Comes from the sheep of Kefalonia
A bunch of muscadine grape that
Grows wild and

Half a pomegranate
I will eat
Be filled and satisfied
No hunger for even

One morsel
Of fancy foods
Or for love
If you bring me

Esther Kamkar, Palo Alto, California artist and poet. Poems, poetry, writing, published works - footer logo

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