Nothing written, just feel.
Listen, here is the deal, pour water
over the rice & shower
the husk until you get murky
liquid. Clean thoroughly
by turning wrists quickly in small
circular motions. All
the milk water will fall into
the sink. Be careful. You
better not drop one too many
grains— a waste. Family
meals don’t come easily. Save all
that you can. Don’t withdraw
from the table if all your food
isn’t in you or would
you rather kneel hardwood on rice?
Fifteen belt whips than ice?
Then you learn to make rice. I am
your mǻ. I love you em.
Now, do as I say: empty the pot
& try again with all your gut.