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"Meat Bone Tea": poetry and culture and love, reflected in a bowl of soup.

Star anise floats in the night–sea of meat bone tea,
backed by the cloud–flower shapes of lingusticum.


S. Qiouyi Lu's intensely synesthetic and richly pictorial poem "肉骨茶 (Meat Bone Tea)" seems to be a perfect bit of textual Food Porn for the onset of autumn, and soup weather; they've kindly granted permission to link to their full text on Uncanny Magazine's website.

http://uncannymagazine.com/article/meat-bone-tea/
Tags: asian, chinese, comfort food, pork, soup, spices
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