so many choices, the recipe books
overflow with ingredients, flavors, nations.
pots, pans, oil, time.
time spent otherwise
making music, writing poems,
penning a few phrases in French,
cooking and shopping pale in importance.
and so, and so, deciding on no.
No, to ingredients, countries, oil,
pots, pans, mess and frustration.
yes, to rotisserie chicken, quinoa,
Greek salad and roasted vegetables
perfectly packaged for my basket,
home to music, poetry and