Look through tabs of Mother’s cookbook
for french toast with cinnamon
which we were used to devour
when children on a rainy Sunday
Only recipes, now, and memories
of sticky hugs
Search among the tabs
just one more time
for Mother’s recipe
– Elizabeth Bennefeld, Sept. 2005.
Reprinted in the December/January (2011?) print edition of ARTSpulse, The Arts Partnership, Fargo, North Dakota.