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Peach Pie And Ice Cream

There's a corner store, 
serving fresh Peach Pies,
and exotic fruits you wouldn't even recognize,
people drive for miles,
faces bright with smiles,
as they taste one big slice a la mode.

Fare extraordinaire, 
won't you travel there,
have you eaten perfect pastry you don't want to share?
come and gather round, 
make a joyful sound,
as you taste one big slice a la mode.

No need for slick advertising,
word of mouth's for those in the know,
no use for menu revising,
what you see is what you get each time you go.

My mouth waters when 
I go treat myself,
better for my taste buds to consume them off the shelf,
small wonder why I 
discharge a deep sigh,
as I taste one big slice a la mode!


...a piece, set to the melody, meter, rhythms and my own rhymes for Frederick Loewe's song, 'On The Street Where You Live.' from "My Fair Lady." 

   Just for FUN, y'all! Come sing along!!!

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  1. Date: 7/29/2013 1:38:00 PM
    I do love a good homemade pie,,,, always order ice cream at the dinner ;} thank you for reading The Great Swan" ;}

  1. Date: 5/26/2013 12:26:00 AM
    oh my, I DO recall that song. I read it again with that melody and you got it very well metered. NICE job. very creative.

  1. Date: 5/5/2013 2:38:00 PM
    A rich slice of life here to go along with the song And the pie sounds just 'peachy' i beleive we all need this sort of a read to put life in perspective." really great one Keith.!

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 4:45:00 PM
    my very favorite dessert is pie a la mode (although i'm partial to berry pies) and you've captured its deliciousness in this charming lyric! yum!

  1. Date: 5/1/2013 10:43:00 AM
    Mmmmm ..... sounded wonderfully delicious out ...... I come .... as soon as I got the shoes on - A very enjoyable poem to read Keith. - Have a happy May 1st! - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)