Have Another Piece

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 29
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Come on, have another piece of pie,
I made it because it’s your favorite.
You can always take a couple of Tums.

In medicine chest, is bottle of Tums.
I’ll just cut you a sliver of pie.
I know you’re full, but it’s your favorite.

Did you know it was your father’s favorite?
Worse comes to worst, you’ll chew some Tums.
Isn’t it worth if for this pie?

Special ingredients went into this pie.
How can you turn down your favorite?
This family lives on Tums.


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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2 Responses to Have Another Piece

  1. Vellur says:

    Being a foodie I can relate with this poem. Great write.


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