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A recipe for the Making of a Poet
by Ed Matlack
Rated "G" by the Author.
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No Katy, you cannot bake one...;)


A Recipe for the Making of a Poet…


 


A pinch of rhyme,


A twist of meter,


A little to the taste of time,


A small amount of salt,


If the poet is to be salty,


Mixed all together with an egg in a beater…


 


This recipe can be changed to the taste,


Once in awhile I find like a roast one should also baste,


Also if one is to write for children its imperative to add paste,


All these ingredients can sometimes go, unfortunately, to the waist…


 


Herbs and condiments can be used as well,


Mustard seed to make the poet spicier,


Hot sauce to bring out the blazing tongue,


Not to forget garlic to keep one feeling young…


 


Gotta add some milk for the poet to remain wholesome,


Also some bread of the variety crumb,


Helping to absorb any waywardness on the part of the poet,


All this and you can add your own,


Then cook to taste in the oven in your home,


Not too hot and not too cool,


We wouldn’t want our poet to develop into a fool…


        © ed ~ 4/26/05

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Reviewed by Roger Ochs
I once saw a bit of graffitti that stated, "My Mother made me a homosexual." Under it some wag had added, "If I send her the wool will she make me one?"
Reviewed by Judy Lloyd (Reader)
Gee and add some turkey to it and it would be just fine.
Reviewed by George Carroll
Joyce Kilmer once said "poems are made like fools like me but only God can make a tree" You have baked up a dandy, Ed.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
yummy! :D fun write, ed; well done! :D
Reviewed by Jennifer Ragan (Reader)
Fun write!

Jennifer:)
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Love the way you bake :-) Very unique write.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
well done
Reviewed by Paul Williams
What gas mark and for how long should I cook said poet? lol another helping poetic pudding from Ed's pantry. Tidy!

Paul;-]
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Tasty very tasty!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Sue Hess
mmm sounds good to me...homemade poet right from grandma's kitchen
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Ed you just made a poetmonstermash!;-)and got no cash...heehee
woof woof rufuz;-)
Eileen
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon
LOL! Priceless. :o)
Reviewed by Dale Clark
lol This is rich Ed!
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