favorite food poems, part 1…

I've been immersed in food poems lately: April's wonderful National Poetry Month MENUPOEMS project by the editors at Alimentum¬†http://www.alimentumjournal.com/menu-poems/;¬†collections of food poems for children that have come into my life while I've been working on my own food poetry collection; a recent edition of "The Writer's Almanac" that contained not one but two wonderful tomato …

makes each day a festival…

I've been happily humming the refrain "Come let me show you all/ Makes each day a festival" from Dillon Bustin's musical adaptation of Emerson's poem about the natural beauty surrounding Concord, MA, since the Musketaquid Earth Day Festival in Concord this past weekend. One of the repertoire of nature-celebrating songs performed by the Voices for …