Poems & Essays

03 Jun


General/Column One Response

The coffee dripdrip
and pancakes
one by
one by
one by
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. 
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  1. Ingrid

    June 5, 2019 at 1:41 pm

    “Big girl on my hip.” Yes. Instant peace.


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