Poems & Essays

07 Jun


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The coffee dripdrip
dripbrown and hot in my mug
milkwhite in hers
poured cold from the fridge.

Today we are ahead of ourselves
awake before the morning
has opened her paleblue eyes
neither of us older, for a moment
then we will be, soon.



Eleanor Boockmeier is a Chicago native, living and writing on the city’s far north side. A cheesemonger by profession as well as a passionate home cook, she is the creator of Monday Kitchen – a micro-essay gratitude project on Instagram based out of her own postage-stamp sized kitchen. Look for more of her work appearing soon in Dime Show Review. 
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