A ritual that occurs at some point in most of our lives is clearing the home after the death of a parent. I am helping my mom this weekend clear closets and drawers to help get ready to put her house on the market. We move slowly. We stop and read letters, look at diplomas and photographs, and argue over garbage bags. In the back of almirah, we find a […]
Archive for March 2016
Of course it came,
in thick wet flakes,
this ballet, this March.
http://7-themes.com/6959793-ocean-waves-at-night.html The roar was so loud I heard in the parking lot last night, when I got home from somewhere. What laugh was this in the sky? It was the ocean, whose wild crashing waves called fiercely. Write poems, breathe, run with your brand new sneakers. I heard the coyotes circle and bark other days– I think it is a family of young pups whose mother only has three legs– […]
Image:www.7spice.net For a few weeks now, I’ve harbored a craving for alu mutter, that glorious Punjabi dish of potato and peas soaked in a tomato based sauce tinged with cumin, coriander, mustard, asafeodita, red pepper, garlic, ginger, and onion. There you have it, the ingredients for a dish to be sopped by handfuls of poori, that delicate wheat bread that puffs up to a golden pillow in hot oil. I […]