Dorothy Pugin

Rookie (27 April 1965 / South Africa, living in the UK for the past 10 years)

Chef At Veggie Cafe - Poem by Dorothy Pugin

Praying mantis poised
you descend delicate
stairs
plates kiss wrists
in graceful coupling
with angled
air
frilled skirts of lettuce
dip, nudge and green flirt
with lasagne
feigning decorum
as you proffer
a gift of such grace.


Comments about Chef At Veggie Cafe by Dorothy Pugin

  • (6/9/2006 11:19:00 AM)


    This is so completely original. I love the flow of images - a vivid picture indeed. Strong all the way through. The praying mantis - wow. A bit of performance art, and the customers should stand and applaud. Applause, Dorothy. (Report) Reply

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  • (5/12/2006 3:24:00 PM)


    The style of this is so worth the read, you have much tallent here, Love duncan (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 12, 2006



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