Welcoome feast

 

 

 Welcome Feast

for Pip, 1957 to October 2019

Welcome to the feast!
exclaims chef exceptional,
recipes and meals at the ready,
opening wide his door.
Come sit, have a seat
at the table

A delicious meal spread
before us
chicken to melt
on your tongue
you tenderly weep
fish so delicate,
plates are held out
to ask for more

Food, wine, hospitality
stories flow with his smile
quirked up sideways
inviting all to share in the
subtle sparkle of his words
over the candle of human nature,
a good host, this chef

The Chef of creation
even in the midst of life
holds a seat at his Table
to receive a good man
and welcome him to the feast.
Dine well, my friend.

 

Victoria Crawford

Short Bio–  Poet Victoria Crawford shares words to remind of us grace in difficult times.  She from California, but currently lives in Thailand where she is retired.  She has previous published in journals such as The Time of Singing, The Lyric, Braided Way, The Heart of Flesh, and here in Parousia.

 

1 COMMENT

  1. Beautiful poem ! Thanks for sharing this lovely poem Victoria Crawford!
    Especially loved these lines…

    “The Chef of creation
    even in the midst of life
    holds a seat at his Table
    to receive a good man
    and welcome him to the feast.
    Dine well, my friend.”

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