Rebecca Rockefeller

The Gifts of the Bidet, a Hanukkah Story

The Gifts of the Bidet, a Hanukkah Story

Written in 2020, offered here as a gift for Hanukkah 5782 About 4 years ago, I finally had enough money to buy Hanukkah gifts for my daughters and one for myself. I pick a night for a “family gift” and give us all something I wanted for household use. The first year, I bought a […]

Haiku – 17th July 2013

my vampiric glow empties the pool of strangers thank you, zinc sunscreen

Haiku – 16th July 2013

Haiku – 16th July 2013

some people work hard on vacations at full speed I’m just sitting here

Haiku – 9th July 2013

Haiku – 9th July 2013

this year I will eat artichokes from my garden before they explode

Agua de Sandia

Agua de Sandia

Watermelon Water is a Perfect Summer Drink This drink is one of many possible varieties of Agua Fresca, and it’s an easy one to make as watermelon is already mostly water just waiting to be slurped up. When we have a watermelon sliced open that we can’t eat before it starts to ferment or attract […]

Haiku – 6th July 2013

Haiku – 6th July 2013

up too late again drinking pink agua fresca floor sticky with pulp

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July!

May we be the compassionate and engaged citizens our experiment in democracy requires and deserves.

Haiku – 3rd July 2013

illegal fireworks classic rock and sprinkler’s clack soundtrack for July

Haiku – 2nd July 2013

Haiku – 2nd July 2013

wish I could give you the scent of these raspberries picked here in the dusk

Haiku – 1st July 2013

Haiku – 1st July 2013

my vim is melting as quickly as the ice cube dog chews in the shade