Dementia Aspic by Maureen Kingston

Japanese Garden Flowers by Randall Arthur                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Dementia Aspic                                                                                     I pour her                                                                                   powdered                                                                                   white matter                                                                                   into a chilled                                                                                   glass bowl,                                                                                   dissolve it                                                                                   with boiling                                                                                    water, add                                                                                    ice cubes                                                                                    to thicken.                                                                                   The savory                                                                                    brain jelly                                                                                    macerates                                                                                    her dried                                                                                   recollections,                                                                                   her dormant                                                                                    memory seeds,                                                                                   until they burst                                                                                    …

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