Posts tagged personal essay
Butterscotch Budino: An Affair to Remember

The spoon dipped through the sticky layer of caramel to reveal the satiny heft of pale custard. One taste, her eyes rolled upwards, and she flung the spoon over her shoulder, clattering upon the tile floor behind her. She moaned a few "ums" audibly in the throes of bliss, head back in abandon, cheeks flush as if in mid-orgasm. Bemused by my friend's sudden custard-induced bliss, my own spoon went into the bowl for a taste. 

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Oranges & Marmalade

The backyard was an expanse of lawn that stretched out toward the view of Glendale and sloped down, ending at an immense wall of shrubbery. The view of the city was vast, and it seemed so immeasurably wide. In the distance, a large block of a white building, a church, sat far out at the edge of the horizon, always topped with its cross, except during Christmas holiday when it changed into a white star. 

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