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Audio Poem/Podcast: Ode to the Berries, by Mark Tulin

Special shoutout to Lucy Dan and her fine site, The Brain is a Noodle, for publishing Ode to the Berries. And to Cecilia Par on Unsplash for providing the feature image.

Over the last few years, berries have been a major part of my morning breakfast habit. You can see me at the sink going through various berries, weeding out the bad and saving the good ones for my oatmeal. Sometimes I feel like Rafael Nadal choosing the right tennis balls. I just don’t take pleasure in chewing berry stems or ones that are too mushy. Enjoy Ode to the Berries. If the podcast is not up yet, please come back.

I am an author, poet, humorist, and short story writer from Palm Springs, California. I write about various topics, from my early childhood in Philadelphia to my years as a family therapist and finally to my soul-searching in California. These are poetic narratives that may have humorous or serious content or both. Either way, I hope my poetry and stories resonate with you.

6 comments on “Audio Poem/Podcast: Ode to the Berries, by Mark Tulin

  1. love it, Mark: this gorgeous poem is going into my commonplace book 🙂 I’ve got a few of yours in there. including that ode to those special candles burning for mum 🙂

  2. I have to agree that berries are one of life’s little pleasures.

  3. Samara Silva

    Descobri este site essa semana e já estou adorando os conteúdos, são ótimos!

    Parabéns! 👏

    Meu Blog: Sonhar

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