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Fast Food on a Diet

View that cholesterol wad Sizzling cheeseburger Hold the veggies, add ketchup Tape burger to thighs Hungry heart pulsates Thump, thump, thump Stop!
April 28, 2011 *Entry for Gwendolen’s Fast Food Epulaeryu contest PS -- Some are misunderstanding. The "Stop" is the sound of the heart stopping when cholesterol clogs the arteries.

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  1. Date: 5/7/2011 6:53:00 AM
    Congratulations Carolyn on your win in Gwendolen's contest. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/7/2011 2:22:00 AM
    a calorific ," cellulitic ( ?)delight", carols... best cheers for the glowing win! :) huggs!

  1. Date: 5/6/2011 8:40:00 PM
    Congratulations, CArolyn. This was sure to be a winner.

  1. Date: 5/6/2011 3:11:00 PM
    Awesome! I especially liked the taping the burgers to thighs, brilliant! Very good.

  1. Date: 5/6/2011 1:31:00 PM
    Wow terrific win Carolyn.You take care.~LOTS OF LUV~Teresa

  1. Date: 5/6/2011 1:27:00 PM
    Wow, a second here and another first, I see - well done, my friend : ) This one's scary LOL

  1. Date: 5/6/2011 12:45:00 PM
    A well deserved win, this is a fab epulaeryu :o)

  1. Date: 5/6/2011 12:37:00 PM
    So funny, Carolyn!!! Congratulations on a great entry!!!

  1. Date: 5/6/2011 11:52:00 AM
    Congrats Carolyn on your 2nd place win!Visit me--kash

  1. Date: 5/6/2011 11:23:00 AM
    Congrats Carolyn on your super win.burger anytime, cholesterol or no cholesterol :) wonderful write here...Love,gautami

  1. Date: 5/6/2011 7:54:00 AM
    Carolyn--reading C.L.'s comments below. I concur with him! You were the only entry that expressed concern from the woman's angle- first on the lips, then on the hips theme. It's as tho you were in a dilemma in this piece which I enjoyed. Sizzling and u knew it was unhealthy YET u modified it to a more unhealthier meal...then the heart gives out! The fast food joints should just give us gals duct tape to affix it to our thighs! Sure would be faster! High five girl! Congrats! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 5/1/2011 9:24:00 AM
    I love "Tape burger to thighs"! Well done.

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 6:54:00 PM
    LOL!Wonderful write!!Best wishes---kash

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 5:07:00 PM
    Yikes, that sizzling cheese burger sounded so good until the Stop! Best of luck in the contest. I have a weight scale in front of my refrigerator which gives one pause, but it will not fit in my purse~~

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 5:01:00 PM
    I need to paste this poem on my fridge door or probably have it in my purse ;) very nice!!!

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 3:28:00 PM
    The cholestarol wads can lead to flatlines. I've seen a lot of entries about burgers for this contest. It makes me want to write about some decadent dessert like Dairy Queen smoothies! Good luck in the contest. Best to you, Diane

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 2:24:00 PM
    Great write on the perils of cheeseburgers (guess what I've just stuffed myself silly on?) Wish I'd read this first...LOL

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 1:14:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading your poetry today Carolyn. Wishing you a wonderful weekend filled with inspiration. I hope the sun shines down upon you and brings joy into your heart. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 9:47:00 AM
    oh goshhhh now I want a Burger!!! why did you have to say stop??? Haha :) I think I am gaining weight with all these yummy writes! & yup I'd gladly have Burger King over McDonald's lol-- you'd have to visit branches over here to get those free massages though ;) hugs :)

  1. Date: 4/29/2011 12:05:00 AM
    hahaha, it was so good until you said stop!