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Taste the Jam on your Bread

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Taste the Jam on your Bread

Remember how you felt 
When your shoe lace broke
As you dressed for school
And you didn't have another

That would have been a good time to
Taste the jam on your bread.

Or the time you bent over and ripped
Your pants not having a jacket or sweater
To hide the cold air from coming in
On your way to work.

That would have been a good time
To taste the jam on your bread. 

So just miss one loop hole
And tie it in a knot.
Walk straight and smile
Then call home....
And take a moment

To taste the jam on your bread
And laugh....




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  1. Date: 10/24/2010 3:09:00 PM
    May your week be one of good health, may your heart be full of love, and your life give you amazing inspiration for your writing. I enjoyed reading your exceptional poetry this beautiful Sunday afternoon and thank you for sharing it Randall. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/23/2010 2:41:00 PM
    Very funny but interesting write, Randall

  1. Date: 10/23/2010 2:35:00 PM
    cute story... I like it!

  1. Date: 10/23/2010 1:54:00 PM
    Really enjoyed the uplifting premise in your poem! It sure is nice to read some uplifting poems in-between a lot of poems about pain, sorrow and rage(not that this isn't needed)~Chris

  1. Date: 10/23/2010 1:05:00 PM
    clever one!

  1. Date: 10/23/2010 11:42:00 AM
    I think I get it..this is such a neat idea for a poem.. BG