Category Archives: International Travel

Semifreddo

 Sometimes a dessert is so excruciatingly delicious, it erases the memory of the meal.  This baby….ice cream mousse with a hint of ?(still trying to figure out the secret punch) , supported by a crunchy biscuit crust topped with almonds. … Continue reading

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Midnight Apricot

Apulian treats, especially apricots, embrace Apulian heat.. at midnight, when you may still be hot. Calms the palate when one’s desire is more than salad. And in the a.m. apricot pie dates cappaccino initiates a poetry flow. Poetry and Photography … Continue reading

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Lord, Do You Hear Me?

LORD, You must be tired of the black mamas/papas wails of grief Ricocheting off streets of gray concrete. Chaos unisoned in conflicting waves Skeletons of past discord Rattling as the war is waged. Lord, You must be tired Of seeing … Continue reading

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Is that FISH?

No, it’s Giuseppe Ungaretti,(1888-1970), the  late italian modernist poet, critic and essayist, born in Egypt and raised by a Nubian nanny who wrote the following poem, No More Crying Out, a poem which I feel,  reflects the present American social … Continue reading

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Home….Wherever You Are

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Elephant Thoughts

Elephant Thoughts by Anna Greene Dell’Era (All Rights Reserved) Elephant Thoughts It must be nice to walk without a lot of weight Must be calming to have others observe your gait Must be intriguing to lie down without the stomach … Continue reading

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Two Seconds

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Lean……on me!

Connection to the Almighty is necessary in order to jump over fences, regain equilibrium, and defy tenses. Feeling blessed and giving God the glory! Continue reading

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Things that make me go “Aaaahhhhhh!”

Sole Mediterranean Body Gel(pure luxury) Found this product in Italy.  This hair pommade, Uncle Funky’s Daughter is luxury to my afro(rain or shine).The Scriptures and Ritual Cleansing (Paradise)LUSH Sultana of Soap and Fabulous Hammam Body Lotion from Italy………. Salad of lettuce, green … Continue reading

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Dear Aunt Joan, Dear Aunt Joan

All the times you calmed me via telephone with your words in the spirit I thank you………… They have opened your temple at least three times in one week…. If you must leave us now, Know that I will remember … Continue reading

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