Sausage, Biscuits, and Gravy MAG

July 9, 2013
By HalfEmpty BRONZE, Lima, Ohio
HalfEmpty BRONZE, Lima, Ohio
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Sausage, biscuits, and gravy.
I scrape off the gravy,
nibble the biscuit,
and mutilate the sausage.
Playing with food is for children,
but I build a boat.
A stale biscuit,
sinking in the horrendous white gravy,
being pelted by bits of sausage.
I sit back and examine my semi-edible
work of art.
It's almost as ugly as it is bad-tasting.
All is lost.

The author's comments:
I was looking through some of my old notebooks one night, and I stumbled across this poem. I wrote it a few years ago, but it still makes me smile. I am fairly certain that this is based on a true story. Who knew that food could be so inspiring?

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on Nov. 1 2015 at 9:50 pm
ItsTimeToBegin PLATINUM, Lexington, Massachusetts
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I was smiling after I read this. Relatable, and I love the fun tone!


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