BHS Alum Laurel Muhly-Alexander's Poem "Gram's Kitchen" Published in Goldenseal Magazine
By Trina Runner on February 07, 2020
Next morning is a nonexistent worry. I sit
At her counter and steal a cookie.
I am present with her and
I love her
Arms I am secure. Her heart is
Built for grandchildren, nieces, the preacher’s kids, And the poor little boys that live up the Holler without food or heat.
On her stool and feel happy. I am one of the Lucky to feel wanted by her and know of the