Matthew Woodman

Reservation with Wolves


Preheat the moon to twelve degrees counter-
clockwise. Using your true bearing, massage
the mark with lemon and salt, taking care
not to blind the eyes of the body's cage.

Continue to season the game, tacking
to reckon and aim.
to reckon and aim.Court the tender spark
according to palate, and mind the map,
reducing as needed burner and torque.

Be receptive to the asymmetry.

Reconcile the differences: medium-
rare, well-done.
rare, well-done.Refine the polyphony
so that the dish selects its own freedom.

Genuflect.Garnish and serve with stranger.
Allow to rest before carving the change.