Treasure Island

David Threadgold www.davidthreadgold.com


.3. Slim Pickings


When did I last have a biscuit?
It seems such a long time ago
My barrel is lacking its contents
This diet is going so slow

When did I last see a cream cake?
Or spread peanut butter on bread
I crave for a large chocolate muffin
But settle for salad instead

When did I last toast a crumpet?
With butter for afternoon tea
If I don’t get off this strict diet
You’ll not see a lot more of me


© 2008 David Threadgold
Rambling Riddles & Rhymes

Submitted: Saturday, July 05, 2008
Edited: Thursday, October 16, 2008

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  • Tia Maria (7/10/2008 9:01:00 AM)

    oh noooo... this is hilarious. Just been discussing the need to lose a few - I shall be thinking of this poem in a couple of weeks! Good one :) (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (7/5/2008 9:30:00 AM)

    He! He! He! Lovely piece. I'm still laughing over this one. Wonderful stuff. You have lifted up my afternoon.
    Love and hugs Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

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