A Balanced Diet

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

Some of us
return fire
with even more

Others hurl
defensive grenades
loaded with false

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

Cinse Bonino



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Cinse Bonino

Cinse Bonino


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.