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(1932 - / New York / United States)

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Petit Dejeuner

I sing a song
of the croissant
and of the wily French
who trick themselves daily
back to the world
for its sweet ceremony.
Ah to be reeled
up into morning
on that crisp,
buttery
hook.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003


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  • warner treuter (8/19/2010 2:41:00 AM)

    Yes, only not as easy to pronounce as bagel.

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  • Gina Onyemaechi (2/6/2006 4:43:00 AM)

    Funny, rich ('who trick themselves daily') and sweet. I like it.

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