Written for: Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts: “Eat This”
Poets, pick a scene you remember, or envision, of a single person eating. Don’t tell us what the scene depicts about the speaker, or character, but allow us to know through your description. The scene can be a part of a larger story or the sole focus.
opens top button
of jeans, waves
hand to pass
on dessert, then wraps cookies,
and pockets them.