Kelli Russell Agodon



     Like the tulip 

     I placed on the table. 

Evenings of garlic and blue basil 

    Tomatoes diced, 

         Small Tuscan villages 

    Across the cutting board 
    Olive oil rivers and white onion rafts. 

We drank wine darker than night. 

Copyright 2000, Kelli Russell Agodon 

This year Kelli Russell Agodon's poems have appeared in Calyx, Crab Creek Review, Pontoon #3, Spindrift and others.  She has participated in the Seattle Poetry Festival the last 2 years and was a featured poet on the ABC News website for National Poetry Month.  Kelli lives in Kingston, Washington, with her husband, greyhound and fan club of three spirited cats. 

Switched-on Gutenberg/Vol. 4, No. 2 

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