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Preheat the brain’s oven to 325 degrees

Pipe a rope border around your scattered thoughts

While new ideas sizzle on the hot griddle

Allow the slushy consistency to simmer

Until it has been brought to a boil

Assemble with gingersnap nouns

Caramelize with butterscotch adjectives

Fold verbs in whipped topping

Spoon adverbs in warm vanilla

Brush with butter, noodles of laughter

Glaze under-ripe tragedies in marmalade, jelly-roll style

Invert the blueberry structure in berry blue drizzle

Garnish with a grammar frittata, and

The poem should round out nicely



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LaceeJade This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jan. 14, 2012 at 6:59 pm
This was so funny, if only my brain could work like that! Very creative:)
 
Love.Hate.Passion. said...
Dec. 30, 2011 at 6:28 pm
This is original and a breath of fresh air. It's fun and quirky with a touch of magnificence. Great job! *****
 
EtherealThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 30, 2011 at 7:53 am
I was laughing, I find this funny, yet refreshing, I enjoyed reading this, It is such an original idea, I like how you included food, it really is delightfully amusing, thank you for this poem I love the line "caramelize with butterscotch adjectives, I think I'll put it in my favorites!
 
Fayrouz This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 27, 2011 at 6:29 pm
This is pretty neat! It should be in the magazine :) The word choice is pretty juicy and makes me hungry!
 
Bambi67 replied...
Dec. 30, 2011 at 12:14 am
sounds good!
 
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