Brown Sauce

We will boil
And stir
As we reduce

Until a thick
Shining sauce
Is ready

And poured
Across the sidewalk.

We will keep
The bones
For stock

For tomorrow
We will make
Of this
Our Brown Sauce.

Photography © TJ Edson

Photography © TJ Edson

Brendan McCormack has published two collections of poetry: Selling Heaven and Phuckle – Irish Auf English. He lives in West Cork, Ireland.

TJ Edson is the Art Director of Oddball Magazine and a volunteer at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery. He has also had work appear recently in Terrarium.