From: Almost Home Free. Pecan Grove Press, 2003.
Last Modified: July 16, 2003
I am in control
chopping onions into thin slivers,
adding parsley to the pot, scraping off
every fragile piece of chicken from the bone.
Returning handfuls to the stock, I find
my fingernails filled with bits of chicken,
shining with grease.
I could almost get inside this soup,
swim around with the hearty chunks of potato,
dodging the celery and carrot,
waiting for plenty of pepper,
a shake of salt, bay leaf and cumin.
I'd eat me with a huge slice of white bread.
Aug 17, 2010 - Cancer patients tend to participate in treatment decision-making more when evidence of benefit is uncertain, but leave treatment decisions to physicians in cases where there is no evidence at all to support treatment benefits, according to research published online Aug. 16 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.