Kale Hensley πŸ”ˆ

Self Portrait as St. Lucy’s Grocery List

some matzo (it floats unsure in a soup)

hint of godlight

a few tongued olives

grapes or lychees

soft-boiled eggs (peppered by strong thumbs)

a he, maybe two

cucumber no not-for-the-eyes

stuffed dates

a cherry ripe as a secret

meatballs (must be left to thaw)

peaches for mom

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About the Author

Kale Hensley is a poetry candidate at Texas State University. More of their work can be found in Collision and Levee Magazine. They also sideline as a coffee shop medievalist. Unfortunately, not a lot of people care for facts about the Middle Ages.