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ABOUT A PLUG

A good number of us decided to go on holiday down to the sea, Well, it was such a fun crazy time and it ended far too quickly, Every night a couples’ name was pulled out of the hat, It was our turn to cook on the coming Saturday, fancy that, We had to put on a good spread and decided to cook Greek, Out we went on the morn ticked off each item, had to perform peak, No-one was allowed in the kitchen when we were cooking, The aroma wafted under the door, they were eager to come looking, But we locked the door, and two hours later we rang the dinner bell, The clan came quickly, it smelt divine, followed their nose and tasty smell, Everyone was hungry So ample portions we served, it tasted so good, We were complimented, Jane asked for a second serving of food, So proud we were, one and all, enjoying our Cabernet and chatty dine, But then something embarrassing happened, which wasn’t so fine, A heaped spoon my friend placed in her mouth, we heard spluttering, a cough and, oh my gosh, Her empty spoon fell into the food with a thundering splattering splosh, Jane quizzically picked this thing up, it had a tail, not a mouse, but a black plug, With a bright shiny chain which took forever to reveal itself, I wanted to crawl under the table but all I could do was blush, was it myself or hubby, when washing the veg in the sink, accidentally picked it up potatoes At first silence, then her hubby laughed, watch out for the salad and tomatoes It has become a household joke between us and many a friend, We were jovially asked what was the next Greek dish that we recommend!

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Date: 2/8/2022 12:43:00 PM
Oh boy, that was embarrassing, I'm sure. Watch out for those sneaky plugs wanting to disguise themselves as food. Enjoyed.
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Date: 2/6/2022 8:13:00 AM
Though it was a nerve wrecking and an embarrassing incident at that moment, it gave everyone a chance to have a hearty laugh. Probably it will stay as a standing joke !
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Date: 2/4/2022 7:27:00 PM
oh my goodness. That would sure be embarrassing all right but thank goodness it was not a mouse. EEEK your guests would have been horrified. Very amusing one, Jennifer.
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Date: 1/31/2022 4:24:00 AM
Oh!! How embarrassing but at least everyone laughed, and it saved the day. Good that people could divide the chores, and everyone get fun time and some work time. I enjoyed reading about this adventure in poetic form. Thanks for the visit to my page. Sara
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Date: 1/26/2022 7:52:00 PM
Jennifer, this is a fantastic piece of storytelling! You had foreseen the lunch; I could sense your delight, as well as your discomfort, as I watched you prepare. This is very easy to relate to!
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Date: 1/24/2022 8:30:00 PM
Oh dear, at least i'll never look at a plug the same way again, Love reading your stories, Jennifer.
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Date: 1/23/2022 3:25:00 PM
Hello Jennifer ... now this is funny indeed. I wish I had been there to witness the looks on the faces. A wonderful tale indeed Jennifer - Lindsay
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Date: 1/21/2022 1:43:00 PM
Always love reading your poetic tales, and this one brought an empathetic nod of embarrassment... glad you could laugh about it now and share it with your readers. Blessings and hugs ~ John
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JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 1/23/2022 6:52:00 AM
Hi John - I hope you read my comment to the last poem you posted. A conspiracy, just did not allow me press send, if I did, my soupmail vanished! Hope you are well my friend. Please send me the three tiles of your poem in the Anthology, hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
Date: 1/20/2022 7:33:00 AM
This is excellent story telling! You had anticipated the meal; I could feel the pride; oh and the embarrassment! Very relatable! :)
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JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 1/23/2022 7:02:00 AM
Hi P.S yes we were proud you are so right, why did Jane have to ask for a 2nd helping, that was our downfall! Thank-you for commenting my friend. Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
Date: 1/19/2022 3:14:00 PM
It is great when we can look back on an embarrassing moment later and laugh about it. I enjoyed your story Jennifer. Wish I had some of that delicious food. Blessings xxoo
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Date: 1/19/2022 1:04:00 PM
What a story! I can imagine how you felt. All that fuss and bother to prepare something truly special only to have your guest choke on a sink plug. Thank goodness that's all it was. Great story Jennifer. God Bless, JB
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Date: 1/19/2022 11:13:00 AM
You are a wonderful storyteller, a poetess of profound imagination and a sweet sense of humour ! Soul sister Jenny, deeply rooted in the wonders of creativity.. rich is your poetic land.. you just sow your seeds of beauty and bring a great delight to your avid readers.. You are of genuine kindness and generosity dear friend and I'm so blessed to also have as a poetic sister.. Always a great pleasure to see and read you.. Stay always blessed with your inner Beauty.. My deepest regards and blessings. Love and hugs.
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Date: 1/19/2022 12:57:00 AM
Great tale there Jennifer but no doubt very embarrassing at the time. Poor Jane!A plug Ha…that’s funny. Love it!! Debx
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Date: 1/18/2022 6:17:00 AM
Rather fine piece penned so well Jennifer, indeed a night that won't be forgotten in a hurry. Hope all is well in your summer season, we're up in the Scottish highlands relaxing this week. Blessings and hugs,Gordon
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Date: 1/17/2022 7:59:00 PM
Oh Jennifer! What an experience -moussaka a la sink stopper and after all of your carful planning! :( I'm so glad that you and your friends can now laugh. I do understand your embarrasment. Thank you for sharing you gastronomic experience.
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JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 1/23/2022 6:41:00 AM
Hi Sam, Something i won't forget in a hurry, thankfully they all took it in good jest. Hugs and blessings, Jennifer.
Date: 1/17/2022 3:44:00 PM
Lol, what a nightmare thing to happen, at least it wasn't alive. Tom
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JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 1/23/2022 6:38:00 AM
So right you are my friend, imagine if it was i would run out of the house, And probably after a very self indulgent cry and persuasion from Elias, would go back in to face them all! Hugs and blessings, JENNIFER.
Date: 1/17/2022 1:07:00 PM
Kim honestly if the ground could of swallowed me up I would have been so happy, but anyhow as you say it can happen and we can laugh about it hugs Jennifer
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Kim Rodrigues
Date: 1/17/2022 3:51:00 PM
We’ve all been there with embarrassing situations. ~ hugs to you, sweet one ~
Date: 1/17/2022 12:40:00 PM
LOL! Still those are the things we laugh about. I worked at a smoothie place and caught my coworker ready to hand a customer a cone with the dispenser cap in it!
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JENNIFER PROXENOS
Date: 1/17/2022 1:08:00 PM
Sorry see reply above still suffering from seaside shock!