My Job Here is to Feed You

In movies and TV shows, I always look at the food, lingering there a little while longer. Photo by Gaelle Marcel on Unsplash

A Warrior’s Confession

Mine is to cook for you
whomever you are out there
in the great (damned) blue.

Before they fell you,
or you live to be 100,
gumming my chocolate pudding.

I will forage and hide,
cook and clean, slaving over this
open flame.

It is my penance,
for the lives I’ve never let
live, and let live.

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Originally published at on November 3, 2020.

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