How to Eat Soft Tofu
Glistening purity quivers.
scooped from a wooden box
and placed carefully in a blue ceramic bowl
Of concentric ink blooms.
A Soft body,
curdled in its own milk.
Holding the ladle spoon gently,
dipping into near whiteness (near yellowness),
it slides down one's throat
A dream not quite remembered
but still breathing in one's silent mouth.