Delicacy by Donna J. Sanders

Her bones

craved nourishment

and so she swallowed words

like vitamins


She let them simmer

low and slow

long enough to seep

into marrow


a Pot-au-Feu

C’est magnifique!


It would bring her joy

to see her delicacy

sipped like a fine wine


© Donna J. Sanders

Donna Sanders Cover

Excerpt from the book “Devour Me”


About the Author

Donna is a freelance writer and blogger in West Palm Beach, FL. She is the author of Ataraxia – a poetry collection about the struggles we face, the state of the world and how to see beauty in the simplest things, and Cardboard Signspoems to bring awareness about homelessness, mental illness, self-esteem and the injustices many face and Devour Me – a savory collection of food poetry and recipes.


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1 reply

  1. Wow! I love your poem! It just rings so true, and feels so right! I don’t know if that even makes sense, but really, WOW!


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