Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub - Quadrille #145 (posted by Mish)

"Would you like to nibble at some poetry? Add the word or form of the word, nibble to your poem of 44 words, not including the title. A culinary theme is fine but certainly not required. There are many things to nibble on."

Dogs nibble Kibble.
Some throw half-eaten
nibbles all over
the floor.  No cleanup
for them.

Chocolate is not
for nibblers.  It needs 
to be savored in squares.

How silly it would be
to quibble over a nibble
on which you have just

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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24 Responses to Scribbles

  1. Nice poem Sara. I especially agree with the second stanza – there is no nibbling on chocolate.


  2. Candy says:

    Oh yes, no nibbling chocolate!


  3. rothpoetry says:

    Very nice Sara! I like chocolate in squares as well… maybe two or three of them.


  4. Ain says:

    Ha! That was really good verse! I really liked the style,very much…


  5. cute & silly & fun, Sara!



  6. I prefer gobbling up chocolate whole! 🙂


  7. Helen Dehner says:

    This made me laugh out loud!!! I am dog sitting an adorable 2 1/2 year old poodle named Rooney. When he heard me laughing, he barked.


  8. dibs, I’m sayin’
    for that nibble
    where I dribbled.


  9. Mish says:

    Oh those were fun to nibble on, one at a time. Nice!


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