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Midnight Snack

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Midnight Snack

I have a craving
Yes, I do.
It’s not for cake or
Beef fondue.

When midnight comes ‘round
I must eat,
So I run out to
Search the street.

And in one crazy
Madd’ning dash,
I rummage thru the
Dirty trash.

For anything that
Smells real foul
And makes me wanna
Hoot and howl!

Old, cold spaghetti,
Flies on meat
And rotten omelettes
Are a treat.

Some slimy sardines
In the can.
Or dried out pizza,
I’m a fan!

Green gobs of cheese on
Cabbage heads
Are quite delicious
With stale bread.

An alley cat that’s
Prowling late
Makes perfect kebobs-
On my plate.

And it’s a prime night
When I snatch
Up juicy maggots,
In one batch!

Yum, there’s my dessert-
Hot and sweet.
Old stinky sneakers
Can’t be beat!

Huh?  What’s that you say?
This all sounds
Way too gross when I
Make my rounds?

Well, wait.  I really
Thought you knew,
It’s what us monsters
Like to do!


By Susan Burd ©2012

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  1. Date: 11/25/2012 12:01:00 PM
    witty write

  1. Date: 11/25/2012 12:00:00 PM
    What a witt write. I love it. Very clever an fun. Bravo!

  1. Date: 11/17/2012 2:15:00 PM
    LOL made me think of that old camp song Gret big globs of greasy grimy gopher guts, masticated monkey meat...etc and I forgot my spoon! Light & Love

    Burd Avatar Susan Burd
    Date: 11/17/2012 2:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I know that song well! But haven't thought about it until now;) thanks for your positively grimy comments!
  1. Date: 11/12/2012 3:36:00 PM
    Is it the monster that lives under the bed and in the closet? With him around I won't have to put out my garbage... LOL

  1. Date: 11/12/2012 12:35:00 PM
    What do you do for breakfast?... Terry (funny poem)

    Burd Avatar Susan Burd
    Date: 11/12/2012 1:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    good question! I'll have to sleep on that one!
  1. Date: 11/10/2012 5:10:00 AM
    Whatta hoot, sweet Sue... loved it! Have super duper day! Big huggeroonies, Jack xox

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 10:39:00 AM
    Sounds really delicate and gorgeous ..... good appetite Susan. - A fun and good poems, I like it. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/8/2012 9:28:00 AM
    this reminds me of shel silverstein or jack prelutsky, which is a high compliment! just delightful!

    Burd Avatar Susan Burd
    Date: 11/8/2012 9:40:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks a lot ilene!