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Queen of Camouflage

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Queen of Camouflage

Mistress of deception,
as in victual monogamy.
A deceit of one’s perception,
without an irksome homily.

Mushrooms drop into a pot,
with peppers, once pureed.
Zucchini dance as they are tossed
amidst confetti of celery seed.

Onions sing out with Garlic,
part of the tomato cabaret.
They drop, sway, and frolic,
below the leaves of dried up bay.

A precipitation of spices,
fine herbs and hot chilies.
If omitted a possible crisis,
like the heel of Achilles.

Then a most decisive stroke,
wheat pasta hits the stage.
With every furtive jab and poke…
Spaghetti is still the rage!



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  1. Date: 11/12/2013 11:05:00 PM

    Love this witty poem. Love your choice of words that add a wonderful flavor of this poem. Most delicious! You are such a talented poet. This will be going in among my favorites.

  1. Date: 11/7/2012 1:05:00 PM

    Kinda makes me hungry... hungry for more of your poems... Terry

  1. Date: 8/4/2012 12:26:00 PM

    What culinary cleverness Mikki! The first stanza is so fertile, " as in victual monogamy ..." Very smart piece! J.A.B.