The coffee dripdrip
and petals today
one, pluckedfree and so carefully
placed in layers in the bowl.
Flowered Pandemonium Pie
What’s in it? I want to know.
a crust of greenleaves and grounds.
Breakfast, she tells me.
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.