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Below is the poem entitled Dinner which was written by poet Grace Williams. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Bubbling bacon
basks on the bright blaze
blobs blow up, 
burning beautifically on coal beds

The bark below bothers me
as I lay back taking the bite:
the branch bears the burden
of my tired bones

*Just a note, this is basically a joke written to try and figure out a genre, not really a serious poem*

Copyright © Grace Williams

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  1. Date: 12/6/2011 8:41:00 AM
    You should write some alliterative poems. J.R. R. Tolkien wrote long ones and if you review his narrative work it may help you with this form. Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 12/5/2011 10:04:00 PM
    I enjoyed your alliterative practice, Grace!! Actually it all made good sense to me, but what were the blobs that blow up? For me Bacon just shrinks. I LOVE the last few lines. They rock.

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    Date: 12/7/2011 8:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I am really glad you liked it! They were supposed to be the bubbles of fat that pop on the pan when you're cooking bacon. It is true, I didn't exactly explain them properly.