Today is just another

Peanut Butter and Jelly day.

0.75 cents per sandwich retail.

But by the time

My daughter is 35,

I am sure that it’ll be triple that


Unless we run out of

Peanut Butter

or Bees

or we just die

all together.


Mel Bikowski wears many faces in this life. Poet. Mom. Wife. Artist. Dancer, Traveler, Hiker. Friend. Lover. She has poems published in Elephant Journal, GERM Magazine, and Quail Bell Magazine. She is currently studying Interdisciplinary Studies at Old Dominion University. Her abstract paintings can be found on her website along with personal realizations, meditations, journal entries, and a frame of her life in Alexandria, VA. Her Website:

Image by Kimberly Vardeman –, CC BY 2.0,


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