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April 28 La Moulin de la Galette, Pastry Chef

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La Moulin de la Galette, Pastry Chef

Renoir concocts a delicacy from another time,
a Napoleon, "mille feuille", a thousand leaves,
rich with the cream of humanity gathered close,
the smooth intimacy of a touch, an embrace,
the crush of a crowd where one must lean
in to converse and savor words spoken
over dance music served with a dash of romance. 
Generations and genders plated with a master
chef's hand and presented with French panache.
                                   ~~ Judi Van Gorder

 

 

 

Original posted here in the Playground April 28 The Revised Version is posted in Showcase Revision
April 28: poem based on a well-known painting or photograph (& provide a link to it!) La Moulin de la Gallete 

~~ © ~~ Poems by Judi Van Gorder ~~

For permission to use this work you can write to Tinker1111@icloud.com

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