397. Vegan?

About this sweet vegan cinnamon bun…  Harmless in a way that most of our treats just are not,  A wholly wholesome deep delight, Of saintly sustenance. (Photo – Eli Woodbine, Canada, 2016)

389. Taste 

About my love of wholesome snacks…  A tasty bite, and healthy one,  Good for my mind, And for my tum. (Photo – Eli Woodbine, Canada, 2016) 

277. Faint 

Whilst working out the other morning I almost fainted. Likely a combination of dehydration, low blood sugar levels and over exertion – I had to stop my weights routine due to growing concern that something was wrong. Flopping down unapologetically, I lay on the gym’s sweat stained floor as the world above me seemed to…

244. Cake

There’s something inarguably irresistible about a slice of cake. Offering little to no real nutritional value, cake exists solely to satisfy a deep-seated internal and rebellious desire for a frivolous and filthily fabulous food fix. I wrote this haiku about what cake means to me.  Have a slice they say,  Tastebuds tingle, sweet, soft…swayed.  Then…

228. Watermelon 

I was always teased at school for the fact that I was so open in admitting that watermelon is my favourite fruit. Even in adult life, many don’t quite understand this apparently fruity quirk, as if all respectable citizens prefer only bananas, apples or other more commonplace fruit. For me, watermelon is so much more…

192. Sushi 

One of my favourite meals is sushi. The simple pleasure of finely hewn fresh fish, soft rice, spicy wasabi, bitter ginger and a pair of well polished chopsticks. On this day, I also had a native Ontario craft beer. Not so healthy, but delicious. It inspired this haiku.  Salmon sliced slickly, Flakey rice all cobbled…