Case of the Passover Cake

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 4
Case ________

Why did I scribble yummy on this recipe?
Must have tasted fine in a previous year–
almonds, butter, chocolate, eggs–no flour.
As a pudding it barely passed muster.

Must have tasted fine in a previous year.
Can I blame my oven instead of my skills?
As a pudding it barely passed muster.
Crushed almonds, no substitute for flour

Can I blame my oven instead of my skills?
Crushed almonds, no substitute for flour/
As a pudding it barely passed muster.
Fortunately jelly rings were on hand.

Crushed almonds, no substitute for flour.
I ripped that recipe in half.
Fortunately jelly rings were on hand.
Next Passover, on dessert I’ll pass.

(Two suggestions from Poems With Garden Gnomes)

About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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