Chewing Gum MAG

July 19, 2010
By Sunglasses BRONZE, Winder, Georgia
Sunglasses BRONZE, Winder, Georgia
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Favorite Quote:
"Speak in anger, and you will make the best speech you will ever regret." Ambrose Bierce

Crinkle. Mmmm.
Orange flavored, small but
In between the molars
Tongue caressing texture,
Flavor filling breath.
Flatten between roof and
Stretch even.
Mold to tongue tip, extend
Flex and remove.
Now blow.
Keep blowing.
Clamp lips, and seal.
Use tongue to maneuver
inside cavern,
And – pop! –
Silently in the sermon.
And the label claimed
Too thin now, and stringy.
No flavor.
Time to hide the
Used mess in paper,
And select anew.
Bubble gum?

The author's comments:
Basically, I was becoming distracted from the sermon so Mom gave me a piece of Stride or some unblowable gum that actually said you could not blow bubbles with it. Nothing like a challenge and boredom on Sunday morning (afternoon?) to write a poem on your hand with the pen meant to take attendance.

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on Aug. 20 2011 at 2:23 pm
dia.dreamer GOLD, Kochi, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"I saw an angel in the marble and carved until I set him free." - Michelangelo
"I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart: I am, I am, I am." - Sylvia Plath

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this poem! Creates a fun, innocent, perfect movie in my head...the kind you could live in forever. :D awesome job. keep writing! :)

benJAM'in said...
on Aug. 31 2010 at 6:15 am
Excellent! This is the fun side of life! A good way to start the day! Thank you!


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