He is just a short order cook in a drab dreary cafeteria paid little, working long hours the glowing griddle his domain fresh ingredients his passion I am mesmerized watching this handsome young man with delicate hands and copper skin gracefully cut, slice and chop red, green, yellow, orange, white and purple vegetables complementing them with a finely blended bright salsa sauce served on golden sautéed tortillas he smoothly handles various orders creating colorful culinary masterpieces he’s a visionary whose entrees are akin to prismatic paintings on canvas the famous artists of the world would envy the radiant hues and presentations displayed by the unknown short order cook
About the author:
Jane H Fitzgerald is a history teacher turned poet. Her four books – including Notes From the Undaunted – are available on Amazon. Her poems have been published in print and online in Your Daily Poem, Devil’s Party Press, Sad Girls Club, Open Door Poetry Magazine, The Poet Magazine (Britain) and more. She loves words, colors, friends, family, harmony, breezes, and her garden. Even through the darkness, she is a lover of life. Jane lives in the beautiful, diverse state of Florida.