Linda Winchell

Rookie - 9 Points (still working on it! / Chicago Illinois)

'Green Bananas' - Poem by Linda Winchell

Does anyone eat green bananas?
then why have them in the stores?
By the time you think of eating one ripe!
they're full of fruit flies, in the hundreds or maybe more!

My husband loves green bananas
he says, cause they're solid and much more flavorful.
I think they taste kind of green and bitter
with every green and bitter mouthful!

I wonder if monkeys eat them green?
Or do they also wait until they're ripe?
Just peeling them when they're green
leaves those long stringy things of white!

I've taken to freezing mine now
in plastic bags, for my daily protien shakes!
Now I don't have to worry about the ones that turn black!
From the green ones that I wouldn't take!


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, November 15, 2008

Poem Edited: Saturday, November 15, 2008


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