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Ripe red cherries so sweet and juicy I spit the stones past sister Lucie One stone hits her near her eye Oops I’ve made poor Lucie cry Lucie yelps she makes such a fuss (You’d think she’d been hit by a bus) Mum whacks my bum, I turn bright red and then she sends me off to bed! Inspired after halving cherries to go on my cereal ... NB the BEST way to remove the stones is using your fingernails!!! I've just discovered they hold cherry pit spitting contests in some places ... guess I need to practice (not) lol 7/23/19

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Date: 7/27/2019 4:55:00 AM
I have a bunch of cherries in my frig. I am heading there now. This poem reminded me that I need to spit those seeds around the room!
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Date: 7/23/2019 7:31:00 PM
I wonder if they sell anything to get the pits out easily. I would buy this fruit a lot more often if it were not for the pit. But I hate getting my hands all cherry red trying to get the stone out. GREAT poem.
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Date: 7/23/2019 7:01:00 PM
Hilarious, Jan! … I couldn't imagine what you meant by the title, … and this naughty write certainly did NOT disappoint! :) gw
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Date: 7/23/2019 6:44:00 PM
this is adorable, jan! i didn't know about cherry spitting contests, but nothing surprises me anymore...
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Date: 7/23/2019 6:31:00 PM
This is cute Jan. I have gotten really good at removing the seed with my mouth. They are so delicious. I enjoyed your sweet poem. Have a great night! xxoo
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Date: 7/23/2019 5:42:00 PM
Coincidence? I just finished eating Bing cherries by the bagful, and spit the pits into another bag after sucking off every last morsel of cherry. Late wife insisted it was bad manners, but I suspect she just wanted me to save some for the birds! Nice write, Jan! Aloha! Rico
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Date: 7/23/2019 4:18:00 PM
the title brought images of a bunch of guys sittin around spitting pebbles... cause they had no chewin tabaccy
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Date: 7/23/2019 1:29:00 PM
Nice one Jan, not one of my fav fruits I must say, this is well-penned hope poor lucy survived it all!
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Date: 7/23/2019 1:04:00 PM
- Poor ... sister Lucie ... she could end blind - I might have told you when I ate a whole basket (unable to stop ... they were delicious) of cherries ... but, it would be a nasty story :) - I always spit the stone in a paper napkin ... but, good to suck on too - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 7/23/2019 12:59:00 PM
what you need is a spitoon in the dining room, a clatter means you're on target lol. Tom
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