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Smoking Ribs in My Backyard an Epulaeryu for Nancy

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Smoking Ribs in My Backyard an Epulaeryu for Nancy

A rack of ribs bathed in smoke, Rubbed with lots of spice Tender meat falls off the bones Juice runs down your arm There’s no need for sauce Hickory Wood!
I should clear up the confusion. This is for a friend of mine, Nancy, who has asked me to smoke ribs for her birthday this weekend. It's a 7 to 8 hour process.

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  1. Date: 9/29/2011 12:57:00 AM
    OK T, sell your book at your BBQ joint and I'll buy the ribs too. I want the cook book too.

  1. Date: 9/28/2011 4:45:00 PM
    Oh, so your wife isn't Nancy and you don't belong to the Dave Koresh cult where you can have tons of wives and cook ribs for them hours upon end? lol..Actually, Tony, I came back to peek and see what others thot of this finely written food poem. It is as thot, MOST EXCELLENT! Gwendolen

  1. Date: 9/28/2011 8:42:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing Tony. You did pretty good with this Epulaeryu. Did you know a poet here at the Soup (Joseph Spence)created this form of poetry? I think one or two of his are listed in the form here at the Soup. You might want to check it out under forms. Love, Carol

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    Date: 9/28/2011 8:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Forms of Poetry that is
  1. Date: 9/28/2011 8:12:00 AM
    Reads like Nancy will have great treat for her birthday..Enjoy...Sara

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 11:25:00 PM
    VERY nice, and thanks for the note. I was thinking, gosh did I miss a contest of the Nancy that is here at Soup?

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 5:00:00 PM
    Yes! hungry, me have big engine, me eat lottsah food! A very appetizing Epulaeryu, Tony.

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 12:34:00 PM
    Holy Smokes, Batman! This is fantastic. POW! SPLAT! Just love it! Deb was right, finger lickin good! Well, u are now the new rib master of PS!! Congrats on quick success with your first epulaeryu. I have only written 4-5 to date. Gwendolen

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 11:50:00 AM
    I never have had the patience for cooking ribs! Oh but i do love licking the sauce off my fingers. Nice write. Light & Love

  1. Date: 9/27/2011 11:40:00 AM
    Sounds yummy my friend. Can I come too? Great job here. God Bless, JB