Cuke Slaw

After we
went to see
3 Short Plays
by Horton Foote
they’re next week too
if you can go
you should
Carver’s Barn
in Elka Park New York
one of the best days
of 22 summers
Horton Foote writes people
like no one else
after the plays we
came home to make
dinner with friends
Bruce said Bruce
is pretty Horton Foote himself
I think I’ll make
cucumber and cabbage
salad from the garden
cuke slaw Bruce said
if the cabbage
is cold enough
did you invent that
Peter asked
do you think someone
else did
answered Bruce
(the cabbage
was cold enough)

Esther Cohen
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