We’ll finish our run of e.e. cummings poetry with this, which could be argued sums it up very nicely.
Yeah, I know. Stinky ain’t sexy. And fresh garlic is one of the most infamous ways to become stinky from the inside out: your breath is one thing, but it even comes out your pores if you’ve had any significant amount. Let’s deal with this right away: Italy being one of the several places in the world where garlic is liberally, cheerfully and inventively used, I’ve had to confront this fact. While being around other garlic enthusiasts removes most of the issue, in my current Californian home it’s nothing like a guarantee. So what do you do?
I hear that question a lot. My usual answer: It’s one of my favorite cocktails of all time!
love is a place
& through this place of
(with brightness of peace)
yes is a world
& in this world of
(e e cummings)
Popular in cuisines from Armenia to India for its flavor, fenugreek also has a long history of medicinal use. Most commonly in the West it is used to help new mothers produce milk, and it is indeed very useful for that.
It turns out to have some other interesting abilities, as well. Continue reading
Once upon a time there was an adventurous sea captain named Sir Francis Drake. He explored and adventured all around the Caribbean, and even all the way around the world, in the mid-1600s. He was a hero to the English and a pirate to the Spanish, and made quite the name for himself in general. In Cuba, a drink was named after him: the Draque.
e e cummings isn’t always easy.
I’m pretty sure you think I’m kidding.
Cummings called this xvii, meaning it’s the 17th in his erotic poetry series.