General Poetry posted July 8, 2019

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What tastes good


by Gail Denham

When offered radish, squash or peas
I say, "No, please."
My diet's fine,
in fact divine.

Some pasta clogged with sticky sauce.
It's quite a loss
of etiquette.
It's obstinate.

My tender palate's tuned so well.
Does quite excel.
What pleases throat
will get my vote.

Minute Poetry writing prompt entry
Writing Prompt
Write a Minute Poem. The Minute Poem is rhyming verse form consisting of 12 lines of 60 syllables written in strict iambic meter. The poem is formatted into 3 stanzas of 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4; 8,4,4,4 syllables. The rhyme scheme is as follows: aabb, ccdd, eeff. See an example and more details in the announcement.

I admit - I like sweet thing s- and crunchy things - (not nuts) - pasta's only passable to me. Picky you might say.
This poem was used on Pennessence website (Pennsylvania poets society).
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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