You already know
there’s never been
a poem as lovely
as a potato –
nor prose as flowing as a stream.
You know you can live on spuds.
Try swallowing a sonnet
or masticating a haiku.
So now you know.
(1) Photo by Deirdre O’Mahony
(2) Poem inspired by “IMMA Lawn. A Village Plot, Made with the Irish Loy Association while on a research residency for Grizedale Arts. Irish Museum of Modern Art Dublin.
And by The art of potatoes Frank McNally, An Irishman’s Diary Irish Times May 25th 2016