Missing Chicago

City of Shoulders
Your fountains bring tears, your sky
scrapers pierce my heart.

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Improv Olympics

They create out of
nothing whole scenes, entertain
from mere suggestions.

Thanksgiving – no time for diets

Don’t count calories.
Savor silken pumpkin, tart
cranberries. Taste joy.

Thanksgiving – turkey envy

Brine, barbecue, deep
fry, roast, smoke? How many ways
can you do one Tom?

Thanksgiving – all in the timing

I’m the kitchen air
traffic controller, and the
oven my runway.

Thanksgiving procrastination

Canned pumpkin sold out.
Damned overachievers! I’m
a “last-minute” type.