rain dripping off the

roof lands in the cup of a

just-born daffodil


2 cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained; 10-16 oz tahini, 1/2 c lemon juice, 1 T sea salt, 1 T cumin, 1 t minced garlic

food processor: everything but chickpeas, 2 mins, drizzling in cold water until a ball barely suggests itself; add chickpeas, process 3 minutes