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OBESITY

His more than ample physique,
was a profuse plethora of abundance,
a surfeit of shameless gastronome
that defined a cornucopia of excess
and a masticating overindulgence.

Such a pity to gormandize,
to binge, gorge, and satiate.
to devour in such excess, 
in such morbid over indulgence,
in such heinous and nefarious gluttony.

His self-inflicted surfeit of sustenance
debilitated and shaped his identity, his image, 
his gargantuan and elephantine appearance,
and nauseated and revolted all who gazed
upon his abominable and abhorrent obesity.

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  1. Date: 7/26/2009 4:01:00 PM
    Oh wow, so very well written and hard hitting. Not sure you will win the popularity contest with this one, lol. Very well done. Regards Heidie

  1. Date: 7/26/2009 4:00:00 PM
    A clever use of descriptive vocabulary that is all relative, very interesting - Paula Stansfield.

  1. Date: 7/26/2009 6:04:00 AM
    Wow, Ed, you didn't leave any adjectives for us!, Thank you Bill