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Relish
by Ronald W. Hull

Sunday, August 03, 2003
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Amy made me do it again, ...


Relish

Relish the nights,
Relish the days.
Relish heaped on hotdogs,
In the good old ways.

It's nothing but pickles,
Chopped to a sauce.
But lounging on a hot dog,
Itís the coup de gras.

Relish the good times,
Relish the days.
When life was much younger,
In sweet, simple ways.

A ballpark, picnic, or county fair,
Relish the smells that filled the air.
When friends dropped in,
As you gathered your kin.

Relish the day,
Relish the night.
Relish your loved ones,
Hold them tight.

For if you do not relish them,
And pack them just right,
They may spoil on you.
And disappear from sight.

Like the relish on a well-eaten dog.

Copyright 2003 © Ronald W. Hull

8/3/03
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Reviewed by Kate Clifford 8/5/2003
Loved the play on the word relish. My favorite addition to hotdogs and hamburgers.
Reviewed by June Thompson 8/4/2003
upon opening the "new poem" site I was immediately overjoyed just knowing you did in fact right the poem.. and then claiming I "made you do it again' oh I was really smiling then haha

You did a wonderful wonderful job with this one.. it was much enjoyed and you hit on a few personal thoughts as well which made all the merrier for me...

of course, I don't like relish on my dog but in a sandwhich maybe.. depends though

Reviewed by Erica Ivory 8/3/2003
I will always relish this write... LOL.. This was great.. put a smile on my face
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 8/3/2003
relish...very seductive now that you've given us a wordsmith's eye on the word.

Smile.
Susan
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 8/3/2003
Ahhhh, Ron.. this is one of the most delightful, playful, sweet poems anywhere! You've 'smothered' some important commentary with an infectious rhyme.. my toes were taping.. my face is grinning. Truly cool! katy.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 8/3/2003
Like relish once in a while; good stuff! A good poem, Ron; thanks for sharing! :) (((HUGS))) and love, your friend, Karen Lynn.
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