Lee Nash lives in France and freelances as an editor and proofreader. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in print and online journals including Acorn, Ambit, Angle, Antiphon, Mezzo Cammin, Orbis, Poetry Salzburg Review, Presence, The Lake and The World Haiku Review. Her first poetry chapbook, Ash Keys, is due to be released in October from Flutter Press. You can find a selection of Lee's poems on her website: leenashpoetry.com.
whose name is engraved on the back of her lover's headstone,
in keeping with her mild nature and self-effacing deeds,
drained boiling water from artichoke hearts, the softened cones
infused with salt, lemon juice and two cracked cardamom seeds.
In memory of Alice B. Toklas.