Twoku: I stare at the bowl / full of fava beans, thinking / Silence of the Lambs. Forgive me, but it’s what I think of immediately — still, years later…
Twoku: Drink them down / anti-heartburn pills / with coffee. Yes, I did it…I have done it before, and I will do it again, no doubt… Yes, it is a…
Twoku: Since the world / did not end this year / celebrate!
Twoku: Mother tells her child / caffeine’s okay, just before / visit to father.
Twoku: The wineglass shadow / a ghostly sommelier / walking beside me.
Twoku: With wine as my lens / the world streaming by, a blur / madly dizzying.
Twoku: Summer fruit / safe from cold, gently / ripening.
Twoku: The last drop / of wine, a red orb / taunting me.
Changed from “…tastes sweeter” to “…is sweeter.” Original: Nearing end / the wrinkled basil / tastes sweeter.
Twoku: Running wild / seed asparagus / next year’s crop.
Twoku: Roadside cart / fresh produce to buy / with honor.
Twoku: Daily dose / take one haikumage / vitamin.
Twoku: Bad brown fruit / about to become / great brown bread.
Twoku: Cook the salsa and / give up its raw goodness, for / a one-year shelf life?