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Man in Kitchen

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Man in Kitchen

Man in Kitchen

So this is it, this place I’ve never been
I wander in and find it’s kept pristine
So this is where she disappears
And later on the food appears

Ah well! I’ll have to do my best
I think I’ll try that chicken breast
All I have to do right now
Is figure out the where and how

Unsuccessful, heaven knows
Why these things come all froze
But of one thing now I’m sure
There’s nothing for me in that drawer

Boiled potatoes, that sounds nice
Maybe with a pan of rice
Doors are banging, pans are flying
She can’t say that I’m not trying, hah

How much rice should I whack in
Sod it, shove the whole pack in
In the pan the waters pouring
This cookery I’m am so exploring

Pans are bubbling, all seems well
I’m creating such sweet smell
Now I see the rice exploding
And potatoes are imploding

This is harder than I thought
An easy meal I tried to sort
All my efforts are now gloop
So think I’ll fill on poetrysoup

Later on that night she says
Lets move the earth in many ways
Sorry dear, tonight no quakes
I have one of your headaches


Richard D Seal

11 March 2013










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  1. Date: 1/2/2014 9:11:00 PM
    This is so fun and made me smile as I could just picture the scene...congratulations on your win

  1. Date: 12/26/2013 12:52:00 AM
    Congrats on your win...that is my fantasy...to have my husband wanting to be in the kitchen,,,,cooking. this is so fun....enjoyed evry little bite. SuZ

    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal
    Date: 12/26/2013 6:43:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Suz thanks for dropping by and good luck with your fantasy haha
  1. Date: 12/25/2013 11:34:00 PM
    I just love your humor and I remember this one from before. BIG congrats. Great seeing it again.

    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal
    Date: 12/26/2013 6:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Petal, I must be miles behind in all the congrats I owe you lol, I'm always on catch up in here
  1. Date: 12/24/2013 6:13:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Happy Christmas Eve. Light & Love

    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal
    Date: 12/26/2013 6:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Debbie, thank you, I'm daring to say I hope to get round more poets in the new year, time allowing
  1. Date: 12/24/2013 8:42:00 AM
    Big congrats to you on your win! Merry Xmas in advance!!

    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal
    Date: 12/26/2013 6:38:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Ayup AO, thanks a lot, hope you had a great Christmas
  1. Date: 12/24/2013 12:20:00 AM
    Enjoyed your beautiful write on a portrait of a poet and congratulations on the win, Richard

    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal
    Date: 12/26/2013 6:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Doc, pleased you enjoyed
  1. Date: 12/23/2013 9:26:00 PM
    You kill me every time, congratulations Richard!

    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal
    Date: 12/26/2013 6:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Rick I do my best lol
  1. Date: 5/1/2013 5:37:00 PM
    LOL, Richard, i like the comment you left on a new poets name Alyssa Tillmon, I'm thinking of changing my name... To " POETIC DESIRES" <<<----- that way my initials will stay~ PD... he he he... xox~ Linda

    Seal Avatar Richard D Seal
    Date: 5/1/2013 6:32:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You can't change your name, as much as 'Poetic Desires' suits you, that battle axe...... ooooops battleship name is just brilliant lol
  1. Date: 4/29/2013 12:26:00 AM
    The only thing I know how to make is fried noodles (insta-noodles mind you). That is so utterly simple to make, even a novice like me can make it. This was funny and shows deep respect for the things your loved ones do for you. It ain't always easy as pie (especially when pies require cooking... haha... couldn't resist).

  1. Date: 4/28/2013 7:26:00 PM
    Hi Richard, I'd seen a possum today. LOL, and the only reason i tell you..it's cause I was around my brothers, who said... Lets kill it and cook it... ha ha..Yes one for man in the kitchen... xox~ Linda

  1. Date: 4/24/2013 7:34:00 PM
    Hello Richard, congratulations with your poem on Andrea's, favorite list. always~ Linda

  1. Date: 4/23/2013 4:44:00 PM
    Great work honored in Andrea's favs..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 4/13/2013 7:48:00 AM
    If I have another Fave contest, please don't forget to enter this one. I don't think I am seeing it in my current contest.

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 6:17:00 PM
    Okay, once upon a time. My fiance was hungry. I was lazy, therefore he had to learn how to cook if he wanted to eat food that was not TV dinners. LOL, so their I made a cook out of him..... :-) ok that was a joke. I have a restaurant. In my restaurant is where I showed my fiance how to cook. Now, he out cooked me. Guess what it was all part of the plan. muahhahaha (evil-grin) 5 years later he hasn't gotten a meal out of me unless it's fast food. LOL.... xox~ PD

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 11:09:00 AM
    LOL, loving this one again.... sadly women should not be giving men headaches... and men should stay out of the kitchen... however I know plenty of men cooks around here.. or should I say I can turn any man into a cook.... he he he.... I dare you to ask how can I turn a man into a cook? :-) Linda

  1. Date: 4/2/2013 10:39:00 PM
    I am very glad to see this won. Congratulations. It was a fave for me!!

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 7:26:00 PM
    This sounds like such an adventure and you are certainly kitchen-challenged but very entertaining.

  1. Date: 3/23/2013 2:44:00 PM
    I can't but laugh...congrats on your win~A.O

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 2:56:00 PM
    Well done, Rich. Congrats, Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 3/20/2013 1:27:00 PM
    This is funny, I did laugh Jen.

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