Ham Soliloquy

Tubby, or not tubby. That is the question.
Whether ’tis nobler in the end
to forgo the sausage and black pudding
and partake of simple grains and celery sticks
or to take umbrage at a sea of custard
and only have the banana.
for in that bacon lettuce and tomato sandwich
who knows what calories may lurk
to linger long and fill our rotund waist
with unseemly adiposity

© 2018 ARF

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I was trying to work “sea of truffles” into it, but I just couldn’t find the words.

 

Author: Uisce úr

Though I am old with wandering Through hollow lands and hilly lands, I will find out where she has gone, And kiss her lips and take her hands; And walk among long dappled grass, And pluck till time and times are done, The silver apples of the moon, The golden apples of the sun.

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