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Ice Cube Pie

I always wanted two slices of ice cube pie “You only get one”, was the standard reply. I don’t know why I did But since I was a kid It was my favorite treat on the Fourth of July. The pastry is known by all our relations Since the recipe’s passed down for generations. Every bite you’ll savoir Exceptional flavor But remember, don’t settle for imitations Long ago, my great Aunt tried experiments By leaving out one of the ingredients. Once Uncle took a bite He stared out in fright And barely survived that bad experience. My oldest son, Johnny became quite wise He grew up like the others, before our eyes. His passion for confection Was a gainful connection When he opened the first ice cube pie franchise. Soon after that, we made our first million And played in the sun with friendly Brazilians. But to our surprise We saw ice cube pies On bamboo platters next to our pavilion Right away we knew this was an infraction Without delay our family took action. We found a private eye Who loved our ice pie But his research left him broken in traction. It was apparent to us that that kind of job Was endorsed by the brutal ice cube pie mob. But we didn’t frown Or give up and back down We were going to prevail; oh, yes siree, Bob! With a meeting of minds we gathered resources And then undersigned the following courses. To make sure our ices Sold at cut-rate prices To knock competition off its high horses. So back at the shop we assembled platoons To build enough pies to reach to the moons. And made plenty dough That allowed us to mow Down the cube racket’s, knuckle dragging goons. We now manage an ice cube pie monopoly Sales started smooth, but then turned choppily. So we eased the frustration With another vacation But guess what we saw in downtown Mexicali?!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013




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Date: 12/13/2014 2:02:00 AM
A wonderful creation filled with humor and wit and done in Limerick form no less! Very impressive David, and I see why it took top honors. Congratulations!
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Date: 12/9/2014 8:33:00 AM
Appreciate the humor, congrats on the win
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Date: 12/9/2014 4:50:00 AM
Congratulations David. this is one very funny poem-----The Ice cube Pie Mob
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Date: 12/8/2014 5:24:00 PM
Congratulations on your first place top spot win David. You poem is hilarious and what a great imagination you have.
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Date: 12/8/2014 1:48:00 PM
Congrad's on your win! Light & Love
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Date: 12/8/2014 1:23:00 PM
Well, I see by the comments that this Pie is a concept only. I had pictured something like a chess cake. Congratulations! (BTW, did you mean to write 'savor' rather than 'savoir'... Perhaps it's a French pie?)
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Date: 12/8/2014 12:23:00 PM
Congratulations on your top win.
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Date: 12/8/2014 11:20:00 AM
Very creative write - many congrats:-) Hugs jan xxx
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Date: 12/8/2014 10:20:00 AM
David, loved your creative pie poem, thanks very much for entering the pie contest. Congratulations on your win!
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Date: 10/9/2014 10:42:00 AM
A great write ....very creative
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Date: 11/13/2013 7:58:00 PM
This puts a smile on the readers face and gives them a laugh and chuckle. Very imaginative and creative. Nice job Thanks for the nice comment on my Contagious poem.
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Date: 10/14/2013 9:02:00 PM
wow.. David, awesomely packed with stunning and creative imagery an amazing write...Linda
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Date: 2/14/2013 1:25:00 PM
Laughing all the way! Now I must try some of that delicious Ice Cube Pie! Hahahaha. :) Tanya
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Date: 2/13/2013 12:15:00 AM
Ha ha..David,this was very entertaining.Quite a fine Limerick.
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Date: 2/11/2013 4:47:00 PM
This particular one caught my attention because I love limericks and pies. So tell me, what IS this ice cube pie? I was thinking the joke is that it was just cubes of ice in the crust. Is there really a pie by this name? haha. VERY imaginative.
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