Thursday, March 16, 2006


I made soup tonight
and all my ancestors danced
in the pot, with the barley
the beans, the knuckle and neck bones,
enriching this brew;
Here women joined
love and ancient wisdom, the knowledge
salt and pepper bring; secrets
that are ritual and legacy.

Elsa Garcia

"Belly Laugh" by Krystin Goodsell 2005


MARYBETH said...

absolutely joyous!!