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diane-lockward's picture
Sep.12.2009
Avocado, by Peggy McGivern I've had two nice surprises this week. Today my poem, Organic Fruit, is featured at Your Daily Poem, an online site started several months ago by Jayne Jaudon Ferrer, a writer who lives in South Carolina. Similar in concept to Poetry Daily andVerse Daily, its intention is...
david-moolten's picture
Aug.29.2009
        "ASTRONAUT GOES FROM MIGRANT FIELDS TO OUTER SPACE" For José M. Hernández The boy squatting with a wood and wire crate In Salinas has finally risen Above his station, California almost Beautiful from this distance. Now when he bends To the heavy glass he’s...
red-room-well-red's picture
Aug.08.2009
Here's another reason we love working at Red Room: Our jobs require reading the superb writing our community shares with us. Last Friday, for instance, one of the items on our collective to-do list here at Red Room HQ was "Read Red Room blog-topic-of-the-week entries." What a treat! We...
diane-lockward's picture
Aug.05.2009
  I'm a bit obsessive about fruit. I keep coming back for more. I’m often asked why I write poems about fruit—the strawberry, blueberry, apricot, apple, and others. This obsession with fruit is part of a larger obsession with food in general. Of course, it goes back to my childhood. I was a...
jennifer-mclagan's picture
Jul.15.2009
The red currants in my garden are ripening fast so I've been picking regularly for the last few days and carefully storing them in my refrigerator. I am waiting until I have enough raspberries that are ripening very slowly, to make a summer pudding. In the meantime I've added a handful of currants...
linda-jo-hunter's picture
Jun.24.2009
I was still half asleep when Mike gave me a bowl of steaming oatmeal.  Yummm he makes the best breakfast. I happily spooned up what looked like a big red, juicy strawberry and popped it into my mouth. But even in my semi-awake state I knew something was wrong.  I picked up the next strawberry piece...
jennifer-mclagan's picture
Apr.23.2009
I was sent this link today from edible communities - it made me think again about what I am buying.(Double click on the image to make it bigger). I really hate this time of year - all the fruit and vegetables look rather sad. I've had enough of winter roots and I've eaten kilos of rapini, black...