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Confessions of a Cereal Killer

To keep my movements moving, 
I begin each day,
with a doctored bowl of oatmeal, 
bland stuff, some'd say.

But not for me I spice it up, 
creative — like them poets.
(Really! Like the finicky ones,
the ones with all the know-its).

Agave nectar for sweet, 
peanut butter too,
a must for me it is, 
but maybe not for you.

Sometimes a touch of coconut, 
in the oil form,
it adds a bit of tropical, 
though it's not the norm.

Sprinkled with a dab of seeds, 
(sunflower, not in shell),
frequently my morning meal, 
is just this side of swell.

I forgot to mention, 
a microwave is used,
(to splatter oatmeal everywhere, 
as electrons get diffused)

to heat the stuff I eat each morn, 
(like sun on morning dew).
Since I never measure anything,
it sometimes turns to glue,

but I just pile on the almond milk, 
until it lightly sogs,
and snarf it up like royal fare, 
unfit, some'd say, for hogs.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




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Date: 8/28/2017 8:56:00 AM
How about raisins, crushed pecans and a dollop of brown sugar. Sometimes nutmeg and /or cinnamon and dollop of apple sauce. I love oatmeal and your poem!
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Date: 8/29/2017 6:30:00 PM
Great tips — thanks! Oh, have you tried a little coconut oil?
Date: 6/17/2017 10:16:00 AM
Hello friend. Its been a while. LORD! This is just vintage you! Excellent, Awesome and a master in this covetous craft of writing. Keep on flowing the ink of your mind. A 7 for sure.
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Date: 6/6/2017 4:40:00 PM
All sounds good to me, especially peanut butter. I favour stirabout oats. Dark brown sugar and full fat milk, cream if I am especially naughty.
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Date: 6/7/2017 9:19:00 AM
Hi Jean! Hadda google "stirabout" oats. Sounds like oatmeal with an accent;-) Wait, us silly 'mericans have the accent, not youse guys. Keep smiling! huggaroonieboonies ~ j
Date: 5/31/2017 9:04:00 AM
Really made me lol:-) It sounds like my museli but that doesn't go in the microwave lol:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 6/1/2017 8:47:00 AM
yeah, well as we know, it all turns to poo;-)
Date: 5/31/2017 8:57:00 AM
lol...i'll be right back nature is calling after a belly full of cream o wheat
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Date: 6/1/2017 8:47:00 AM
I forgot about cream o wheat!