Stop, Share and Taste the Poetry
April is National Poetry Month, and it goes out with a bang this Thursday (the 30th), with the second annual Poem In Your Pocket Day. Translation: Put some lines in your pocket, and share with friends and random strangers during the course of your day. You never know what might happen when you break into verse.
To get the poetry party started, I’ll go first and dish up something from the mixed-up files of KOD:
Mow the lawn
Mow the lawn
On and on
Go to work
Wear a clean shirt
That’s how the story goes
Meet your wife
Whom you think you know
Then one day
and there’s nothing
but the salt of your tears.
The recipe lost,
out of sight.
a pain in the ass
because no one told you.
And children singing
What we should have known
and you knew how to cook.
Now it's your turn. Got a food-themed poem inside of you that you've been hankering to share? Go on, you've got a captive and hungry audience, champing at the iambic bit.
By Kim ODonnel |
April 28, 2009; 7:30 AM ET
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