Tuesday, June 03, 2008

lamenting the food crisis

Breakfast - in the lap
of bourgeois warmth,

with talk of food
and
its
rising prices making us
choke on scrambled egg

and vintage cheddar
and a basket
of french bread,

quickly
turning into crumbs
fit only for
skeletal pigeons.

3 comments:

Crimson Shimmer said...

nice`
but now im hungry!!!

Dew_drops said...

wow, I loved this one!

KimyaShafinaaz said...

hmm.. ta

penned these words literally while we ate breakfast and my aunt n uncle (i stay with them here in dbn) were reading the papers and chatting about a trip to pick n pay, etc..