See what I mean? Take one small thing in hand,
open it up, and there's another door,
and another, long corridors of views
into the heart of darkness and light.
There's no such thing as a small portion
once you bite in and savor the flavors.
~ Julia Alvarez*_______________________
* From "Small Portions" in The Woman I Kept to Myself (Algonquin Books, 2004)
Julia Alvarez, Novelist, Essayist, Poet, Children's Author