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A Floating Market on the River

Floating Market on the River A Thailand tradition Large sun umbrellas And boat roofs or hoods And Asian conical hats A bucket of cracked brown egg shells A grandma quickly whips up Egg, oyster and fresh, crisp bean sprout In rice flour batter Raw and cooked food Vendors sell garden produce And cooked food Prepared right before one’s eyes Plantain, banana, bean sprouts Breadfruit Coconut sugar, syrup and fresh coconut Poof- a cloud of smoke surround the cook Another vendor grills meat on skewers She makes chicken, liver and sticky rice Tart and sweet star fruit Steamed sticky rice, coconut milk , sugar and banana inside its leaf A sweet Thailand tamale A live band: saxophonist, keyboardist and vocalist plays for donations Fried quell egg Fresh and dried spices Fresh and dried sea food: shrimp, fish Grilled scallop Cooked noodles Cooked squid, prawn, crab and fish Green papaya salad Boat brewed coffee Soda pop Distilled water Tea Beer Blood cake Pork Rice noodles Marckincia Jean Free verse 09/30/19

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