woman in a turquoise sari

They Dance Through Granelli's
By Pat Emile

He finds her near the stack
of green plastic baskets waiting to be filled
and circles her waist with his left arm,
entwines her fingers in his, pulls her toward him,
Muzak from the ceiling shedding a flashy Salsa,
and as they begin to move, she lets
her head fall back, fine hair swinging
a beat behind as they follow
their own music—a waltz—past the peaches
bursting with ripeness in their wicker baskets,
the prawns curled into each other
behind cold glass, a woman in a turquoise sari,
her dark eyes averted. They twirl twice
before the imported cheeses, fresh mozzarella
in its milky liquid, goat cheese sent down
from some green mountain, then glide past
ranks of breads, seeds spread across brown crusts,
bottles of red wine nested together on their sides.
He reaches behind her, slides a bouquet
of cut flowers from a galvanized bucket, tosses
a twenty to the teenaged boy leaning
on the wooden counter, and they whirl
out the door, the blue sky a sudden surprise.

12 x 12 x 1.5 inches, sides are unpainted, waxed natural birch
$250.00 USD + shipping within the continental US. If you are local to the Sugar Land /Houston, Texas area, I’d love to deliver it to you and we can waive the shipping cost.

woman in tourquoise sari

Includes cost of shipping within the continental US. If you’d like to ship to other locations, please contact me so that we can work out the details. Thank you!

$270.00

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