Still Life

Smoked meat and bell pepper
Thick ceramic plate
A single light source
from the left – the sun perhaps
The greens beam inwardly
Bioluminescence in gravy

Next to this
a bowl of rice
round like a planetarium
and paved with gold

make it two bowls

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Piera is a travel writer, editor and translator who divides her time among Hong Kong, Beijing, Vancouver and various exotic destinations, real and imagined.

Last updated April 09, 2015