Two Haikus by Kelly Simpson | KCET
Two Haikus by Kelly Simpson
Kelly Simpson - Two Haikus
Golden fried to go
Boardwalk cravings never fail
Please birds, don't jack me
Parkman in Paradise
Silver tropic lake
Guava harvested in flakes
On sunset's morning
Kelly Simpson is a happy transplant and passionate foodie residing in Silver Lake. As an enthusiastic member of the Departures team she enjoys every bite of LA from East to West. In tribute to her two favorite neighborhoods in the city she submitted these food haikus.
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