Twenty-eight Tiers

My daughter's getting married
To a super guy called Tom,
It's really fast approaching,
It won't be very long.

The wedding dress is sorted,
The venue and the flowers,
The music and the fireworks,
But the cake, it took us hours.

We went to do some tasting,
Each sponge was quite divine,
Chocolate orange, vanilla
Pimms, coffee and praline.

The raspberry and the champagne
Made us salivate,
Strawberry and white chocolate
Tasted oh so great.

There was banana and spicy cinnamon,
Ginger and caramel,
All so gratifying,
Oh and Battenberg as well.

The carrot cake with walnuts
Was tasty as can be,
Rhubarb and rose petal
And one flavoured with green tea.

Piña colada with coconut
Like kisses on our lips,
Chocolate tiramisu
Oh the calories on our hips.

Odd flavours such as beetroot,
Pistachio and courgette
Were actually quite delightful,
A taste we won't forget.

Earl Grey with lavender,
Pumpkin with peanut butter,
Mouth-wateringly delectable
They got us all a flutter.

Chocolate fudge with peppermint,
Marshmallow and key lime,
Traditional dried fruit,
They were all sublime.

How could we make our choices
For a three tiered wedding cake,
We just couldn't do it
So we've gone for twenty-eight!

4th March 2017

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Date: 7/8/2017 10:47:00 AM
That's the most delicious poem I've ever read. You had my heart at pimms! Great work!
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 7/8/2017 2:33:00 PM
Thank you Joseph, it gets your taste buds going!
Date: 4/29/2017 2:26:00 AM
A pleasurable poetry it is, and also gives information about cuisine. Congratulation for your win !
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 4/29/2017 3:02:00 AM
Thank you Sarban
Date: 3/25/2017 7:58:00 AM
Wow, I didn't even know there were that many flavours of cake! My preference runs to chocolate and...well, chocolate!! Congratulations on a well-deserved win!
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/25/2017 12:26:00 PM
Thank you, the raspberry and champagne did it for me!
Date: 3/15/2017 3:44:00 PM
Well, Won't that be staggering, YUM, Congratulations
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/16/2017 1:34:00 AM
Thank you Donna.
Date: 3/12/2017 3:30:00 AM
What a brilliantly put together rhyme Elizabeth it had my taste buds reeling . Congratulations !!!!
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/12/2017 5:30:00 AM
Thanks lovely Jennie, are you going to post some more of yours soon? X
Date: 3/11/2017 9:47:00 AM
Deliciously yummy, congratulations Elizabeth on your honor...
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/11/2017 7:57:00 PM
Thank you so much Charlie. It was certainly a happy surprise.
Date: 3/11/2017 7:47:00 AM
If only I could have been there. Makes me want to rush out and indulge. Great read , congratulations
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/11/2017 7:56:00 PM
Thank you for commenting Maria.
Date: 3/11/2017 3:28:00 AM
congratulations ...... the poem indeed is the monument of supreme delightful thought hope the cake taste d well
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/11/2017 7:55:00 PM
Thank you. I'm looking forward to tasting the cake very soon!
Date: 3/9/2017 9:21:00 PM
Appetizing indeed! Congrats on your 1st place! :)
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/10/2017 6:41:00 AM
Thank you so much.
Date: 3/8/2017 10:09:00 AM
Congratulations Elizabeth!! Fantastic write! Perfectly put indeed! Well done!:) Hugggs. deb ( I love your final punch line)
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/8/2017 2:03:00 PM
Thank you so much for your lovely comment. I'm still over the moon :)
Date: 3/8/2017 8:22:00 AM
Its a winner definitely for making my mouth salivate in each line!Loved it !
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/8/2017 9:07:00 AM
Thank you so much for your comment.
Date: 3/7/2017 6:54:00 PM
Great place to bring tiers... A wedding ! Congrats!
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/7/2017 11:22:00 PM
Thank you so much for commenting. I'm thrilled with my win.
Date: 3/7/2017 6:31:00 AM
Cute and well-deserved first place. Loved every tasty bit here. Congratulations, Elizabeth.
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/7/2017 6:54:00 AM
Thank you for your kind comments. I'm so pleased.
Date: 3/7/2017 5:58:00 AM
Mmm..mmm good! Congrats 7
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/7/2017 6:53:00 AM
Thank you. I've got big smiles.
Date: 3/7/2017 5:09:00 AM
Congratulations Elizabeth, I'm so pleased your excellent poem has obtained a trophy win, a 7 and added to my favourites, well done, Roy.
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/7/2017 6:52:00 AM
Thank you very much Roy, I'm over the moon.
Date: 3/7/2017 2:16:00 AM
What a scrumptious and delightful walk through cake land, Elizabeth - congrats on a well-deserved win! :-)
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/7/2017 6:51:00 AM
Thank you so much. I'm one happy lady today.
Date: 3/7/2017 2:14:00 AM
This is very entertaining! Well done for the Trophy win in my Contest, Elizabeth.
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Julia Ward
Date: 3/22/2017 4:42:00 PM
I didn't say I wanted *perfect* rhymes, Marti. Elizabeth's win is well deserved for its masterful approach to the theme.
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Julia Ward
Date: 3/7/2017 7:27:00 AM
That's good it made you happy. I like all of your poem, especially the resounding conclusion.
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Elizabeth Kinch
Date: 3/7/2017 6:50:00 AM
Thank you so very much for my first place win....I'm so ecstatic. I read all the poems on this brilliant site and always feel mine are so immature. You've made me so happy.