Bite-Sized Life

Chop Suey Poems

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Runny Eggs Are Better Than Poached

if a one-legged Murano glass clown

reheated baked Alaska

with a makeshift blow torch

during the ballet

at the Chinese Laundromat

where the shorthair chanteuse

rinses her roasted

cloth diapers in lentil soup

avant-garde in mini toilet bowls

observers of profound miracles

like the deep sleep of gold foiled

butter lining the slippers of pet

Black Widows.

Don’t stick your hand in dark places.

                                                                        Priscilla Lee