Your Recipe - Las Peregrinas

Your Recipe

By: Stella Orange

Photo by Karolina Kołodziejczak on Unsplash

Come, let us leave the city behind.

What’s been built 

What the neighbors are building 

What the blueprints tell us how to build

None of it matters

Can you believe it?
It’s all dead, or for someone else.


Talk about letting go!

Hello, you. 

Now that we’re here, standing on the edge of the forest,

What I most long to know

Is what makes you say hallelujah! and more of this, please!

What causes tears to stream down your face in thanks or wow (or is that just me?)

And what all this working you do is for

What it’s really about

So when you use up your body 

and the time comes to return it 

to the rental agency
The leftovers you leave in the fridge of our hearts are from your legendary lasagne. 

Big love,

Stella is cofounder and copywriter at Las Peregrinas, a creative and consulting agency. As our resident word nerd, she writes copy and points out the stories everyone is living and telling through their work. She is also fun at parties.

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