Smell of supermarket bread –
evokes a memory inside
that market research indicate
will make us buy — thirteen point nine
more food we cannot eat.
Half of what we buy is sent away
maybe molding, but often not.
into dumpsters, garbage cans.
Probably much better for our health,
but how can we avert
the empty eyes of children
lacking our memories and bread.
Today Grace wants us to write poetry of bread at dVerse poetics. My offering is a little bit sketchy.. but bread has to me a great symbolism in terms of food and what we eat. Pub opens at 3 PM EST.
December 16, 2014