The coffee dripdrip
one in spreading circles soggy at the edges
from toomuch oil in a toocool pan.
Big girl on my hip.
She’s not a baby anymore or so I’ve been told.
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.