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Asked for fresh trout from the menu
Server brought it hot to my plate
Pronto take it away, to my horror
Two vile beady eyes stare at me
And they do not look very pleased
Should have stuck to pasta or soup
Neither would dare to glare back


Submitted this February, 2018

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 2/26/2018 3:30:00 PM
LOL, no, I wouldn't fancy that, for sure! Lovely poem - had to read this to see what this form is like
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Date: 2/26/2018 11:12:00 PM
Thanks, Jack. Much appreciated.
Date: 2/26/2018 4:34:00 AM
This is so true Line! I cover the eyes with a napkin or lettuce leaf!
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Date: 2/26/2018 9:42:00 AM
Thank you, Nina. I see you'd developed a strategy. Very astute!
Date: 2/25/2018 10:51:00 PM
I can just picture the glare from the plate. Hilarious, truly. Enjoyed this kwansaba, Line. Well-done! :) gw
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Date: 2/26/2018 9:38:00 AM
Thank you so much, Gershon. Most appreciated.