...because life is delicious


Pineapple Express

Tis the season of holiday parties and winter storms. What if you could hitch a ride on a tropical storm? This poem is swirling with precipitous fun. Food pairing is a tropical parfait of pineapple, mango and coconut.

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Pancakes and Buttermilk

This poem is special. I wrote this poem when I was 12 years old for my elementary school newspaper “Henderson Puppy Prints”. Food pairing is Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes.

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Might Be Kind of Perfect

This is a poem about silver linings. Fears unfold as a girl imagines her first day at school. She is alone, terrified and does not fit in, but her creativity and hope is steadfast. Food pairing is Spinach and Bacon Quiche.

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Annalise and the Sky

In Annalise and the Sky, an eight year old albino girl finds a piece of the sky and discovers that it comes from the other side of the world. Follow her on her journey of independence, curiosity and bravery. When Annalise sleeps, the boundaries between her imagination and reality blur, and she is faced with a life-changing decision. Food pairing is Cherry Cobbler.

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Just Space

This poem was inspired by my appreciation for all the wonderful spaces that life has to offer. I wanted to celebrate the simple things that bring me joy – and scones with tea is one of them. Food pairing with this story is Apricot Coconut Scones.

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Cloud City Cool Moon

This poem was inspired by a trip to Portland, Oregon – the land of coffee and chocolate. It describes a rainy evening in the city vs. the countryside and how both experiences turn to the comfort of food at the end of the night. Food pairing with this story is Dark Chocolate Mug Cake.

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