Thursday, January 08, 2009

Poem: What We Call Vegetables: Bud

What We Call Vegetables

Bud

Not rose, lotus,
delphinium,
nor aster, but

curtly called
cauliflower
we are cut

from flowering
and curdle into
a bunch of fever,

fractured crystals,
edible fractals.


3 comments:

Shahwar Kibria said...

Fine!

Bill said...

This is amazing.

Jee Leong Koh said...

Thanks, Shahwar and Bill!