Treasure Island

Charlotte Ballard


Ode to Pizza


You delight the nose with evocative
Promise of stringy cheese, pepperoni
And tomato sauce warm. Each piece
Contested over, grabbed, hungered over

Until sated, the hungry hordes retreat
To sofas soft and stretch out feet first.
Til' Breakfast time, tomorrow.

Submitted: Wednesday, March 30, 2005
Edited: Monday, November 03, 2008

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