A Balanced Diet

Holiday tables
invite us
to partake of
old bitternesses
vying for attention.

Some of us
return fire
with even more
bitterness.

Others hurl
defensive grenades
loaded with false
platitudes.

But the best cooks
understand a little
bitterness highlights
what’s sweet.

Cinse Bonino
2022

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Cinse Bonino

Cinse Bonino

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Cinse, a former professor with a background in the psychology of human learning, writes nonstop, and is addicted to capturing the human experience in words.