- How to Eat a Poem by Eve Merriam
- Don't be polite.
- Bite in.
- may run down your chin.
It is ready and ripe now, whenever you are.
You do not need a knife or fork or spoon
or plate or napkin or tablecloth.
For there is no core
to throw away.
by Bailey Tuckerman Kent
Slip into the living room
While Rich is lost in his words.
a dusty paperback
Pick it up with your fingers and lick the juice that