A Doughnut and the Great Beauty of the World, by Tim Suermondt

I try not eating the chocolate one with sprinkles and I don’t succeed—my pledge to my diet dies, but the taste validates my backsliding, the fine smudge on my lips beautiful as lipstick on a woman. Someone wrote “the great beauty of the world”— maybe I did, I can’t be sure—and I believe the words. … Continue reading A Doughnut and the Great Beauty of the World, by Tim Suermondt

Tim Suermondt

Tim Suermondt is the author of Trying to Help the Elephant Man Dance (The Backwaters Press, 2007) and Just Beautiful (NYQ Press,2010).  He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, the poet Pui Ying Wong.