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Tango with a Mango

To tango with a mango; now that would be sublime; much sweeter than the bitterness of lime. With a sticky passion fruit I did try to make it merry; and, once, the innocence of unpicked cherry. A banana in Havana I tried, but once beneath the skin I found it just a little soft, and pale, and thin. A passion for papaya gave me all my daily C; but too much of it did not agree with me. To moon with a prune I thought I'd give it a try; but found that a little wrinkly and dry. A dapple with an apple? But taken once a day, soon become a little tired and gray. So, I tango with a mango, I do it all the time; I tried once with an orange but couldn't make it rhyme. A Merger With Food Poetry Contest, placed 1st Sponsored by: Natasha L Scragg Date wrote: 9th May 2022

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Date: 7/2/2022 11:58:00 AM
Congratulations on your win. A "Cute" write. Sounds like you have a fruit salad. I Love Mangos. Have a blessed/weekend................
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Date: 6/24/2022 2:51:00 PM
Enjoyed your cleverly written fruity poem. Can see this doing well in the contest. Emilia : )
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Terry Miller
Date: 6/25/2022 9:19:00 AM
Thank you Emilia
Date: 5/16/2022 10:05:00 AM
this was a very entertaining read. i was wondering if it was metaphorical when i got to the cherry but then the banana too? Hmmm, don't think so. I find mango to have a nasty texture so I only eat them dried. For me, it's watermelon or grapes!!!
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Terry Miller
Date: 5/30/2022 2:50:00 PM
It could be Andrea, thank you for the visit and comments
Date: 5/10/2022 12:25:00 AM
you certainly immersed yourself in this one Terry and would also lean towards the Mango although I might be tempted by a Guava. Also all Mango's are not born equal. This piece definitely ticks all the boxes for me. Best regards David in NZ
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Terry Miller
Date: 5/30/2022 2:50:00 PM
Thank you David
Date: 5/9/2022 11:26:00 AM
This is excellent and added to faves!! It's a very fun read with humorous seasoning. Love it and the flow. :-D
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Terry Miller
Date: 5/30/2022 2:51:00 PM
So glad you enjoyed it I had fun writing it too.
Date: 5/9/2022 8:28:00 AM
You've got it, Terry. For the life of me, I can't get this contest to work in my head. Yours is very creative. I see a winner!
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Terry Miller
Date: 5/30/2022 2:51:00 PM
Thank you Milt
Date: 5/9/2022 4:14:00 AM
Superb, just put the kabosh on the squash and don’t be a felon with the melon. Like a berry, Terry, excellent!
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Terry Miller
Date: 5/30/2022 2:51:00 PM
LOL Jeff
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Natasha L Scragg
Date: 5/9/2022 11:25:00 AM
Lol