Poetry Corner: “Mama Bravo strikes again”

Mama Bravo strikes again

Laughing gaily they take their seats
out of the hostile winter freeze to enjoy the cheap rum of sunny Cuba
the plane hurtles down the runway
passengers getting ready for those free drinks
snap, crackle pop
like steel rice crispies

No time for a scream
what’s left of the bodies
lies steaming in a field
and looks like stewed tomatoes dropped from the Empire State Building
on a cold winter day

Robert K. Stephen

Published by Robert K Stephen (CSW)

Robert K Stephen writes about food and drink, travel, and lifestyle issues. He is one of the few non-national writers to be certified as a wine specialist by the Society of Wine Educators, in Washington, DC. Robert was the first associate member of the Wine Writers’ Circle of Canada. He also holds a Mindfulness Certification from the University of Leiden and the University of Toronto. Be it Spanish cured meat, dried fruit, BBQ, or recycled bamboo place mats, Robert endeavours to escape the mundane, which is why he has established this publication. His motto is, "Have Story, Will Write."

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