Recipes for American Meals

These are my best ones yet. I am certain of it.

Recipes for American Meals
(Haiku)

I.

Rigatoni: one
box rigatoni noodles
one jar pasta sauce

II.

M&M Brownies:
one box brownie mix, one bag
mini M&Ms

prepare according
to package directions; add
in M&Ms. Bake.

III.

Abandon oven
mitts and noodle colanders —
drive through McDonalds.

Published by Sarah M. Wells

Sarah M. Wells is the author of Between the Heron and the Moss (2020), The Family Bible Devotional (2018), Pruning Burning Bushes (2012), and a chapbook of poems, Acquiesce, winner of the 2008 Starting Gate Award through Finishing Line Press (2009). Sarah's work has been honored with four Pushcart Prize nominations, and her essays have appeared in the notable essays list in the Best American Essays 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018. Sarah is the recipient of a 2018 Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council. She resides in Ashland, Ohio with her husband and three children.

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