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Life Is Like A Pizza Pie

Your life is like a pizza pie, 
With wisdom you should long or yearn; 
It is not just a food to eat,
But also a lesson to learn.

With different sizes it is
Available just anywhere; 
When you leave your house to buy one, 
As you return it is a square.

Eager to see the bread inside, 
The package with care you handle; 
The moment you open the box,
What you have found is a circle.

It's so hard to turn a blind eye
To this tasty, delightful dough;
As you begin eating a piece, 
It's triangle, you ought to know.

Constant change is in the world,
From good reason to alibi; 
Your behavior improves in time, 
Your life is like a pizza pie.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 1/31/2020 1:20:00 AM
What a magnificent poem! life is truly like as pizza pie each part stands for each chapter!
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Bernard F. Asuncion
Date: 1/31/2020 2:10:00 PM
Wow, welcome to poetrysoup, dear Jez.
Date: 8/4/2017 1:42:00 PM
This clever poem draws parallels between life and the experience of obtaining a pizza. The poem's voice thinks he's getting a square, because that's what his eyes obviously tell him. But then SURPRISE when he opens the box, it's actually a circle, but then changes yet again to ANOTHER shape, when his slice is a triangle. This is very much the way life goes! We keep discovering we had it wrong, don't we! It can be frustrating. I have marked this as a favorite. It's a smart, funny poem, Bernard!
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Bernard F. Asuncion
Date: 8/4/2017 10:53:00 PM
Thanks, Jenny.... a big like to your comment.....
Date: 4/15/2017 12:55:00 AM
Just love the wonderful aroma of pizzas, but unfortunately am gluten intolerant, so one of the few indulgences that I had to give up. Love the comparison to Life.
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Bernard F. Asuncion
Date: 4/15/2017 4:11:00 AM
Thanks, Maria.... I'll gladly treasure all your comments....
Date: 11/28/2016 8:48:00 PM
If life is like a pizza, the I love life, cause I love pizza! Couldn't resist the title, was not disappointed with the PO. cheers! ~ john
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Bernard F. Asuncion
Date: 11/28/2016 9:31:00 PM
Thank you so much. Your comment means so much to me...