Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

September 3, 2022
by jenniferpuryear

The Blessing of the Old Woman, The Tulip, and The Dog

by Alicia Ostriker To be blessed said the old woman is to live and work so hard God’s love washes right through you like milk through a cow To be blessed said the dark red tulip is to knock their eyes out with the sun of lust implied by your up-ended skirt To be blessed said the dog is to have a pinch of God …

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