Poutine by S.C. Stuckey

Crisp hot fries
laid in the accepting paper bowl
drinking the drippings
with desire

Salty cheese curds
nuzzled in the gaps between the fries
playing hide and find
awaiting

Beef gravy
decanted over the concoction
transporting it to
perfection 


S.C. Stuckey is a Canadian enjoying the Los Angeles sun who passionately loves her home country, her husband, and her rock-star cats.