Marilyn Lott

Gold Star - 13,391 Points (5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

A Bologna Sandwich? - Poem by Marilyn Lott

I love a hamburger that is cooked just right
Sliced tomato, onion and a pickle too
A sandwich of chicken or turkey is nice
So many choices that we can pursue

A BBQ sandwich makes my mouth water
So spicy but never too hot
A meatloaf sandwich is delicious as well
With sweet tea it just plain hits the spot

Roast beef or ham always tastes so right
Chopped liver - well, I'm not quite sure
But brisket sounds perfect for me
If I'm hungry it is really the cure

But some folks love a bologna sandwich
With white bread and a slather of mayo
Some top it with a slice of cheese
It's so quick if you're on the go

But I knew a guy who put the bologna
In the microwave way too long
Tough as shoe leather it was, oh my
On a menu it just wouldn't belong

Sandwiches or burgers are a lunch delight
On the menu they light up the day
But the bologna sandwich goes way back
If you join me we will order one without delay!

Topic(s) of this poem: food

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This was chosen for Poem of the day.

Comments about A Bologna Sandwich? by Marilyn Lott

  • Lyn Paul (6/13/2018 10:30:00 PM)

    Wonderful when simple things such as food bring joy to us all.
    Entertaining and now with the want for a Bologna sandwich.
    Thank you

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  • Britte Ninad (6/13/2018 10:15:00 PM)

    A temple!
    Named by stomach of abdomen kingdom!
    No worshiper is here;
    no oblations!
    Hungry in angry eyes the state holder!
    O bologna sandwich come,
    come hither
    and pacify the lord of hungry with your oblations!

    nice 10++++

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  • (6/13/2018 8:45:00 PM)

    my name is lewis and i like devin (Report)Reply

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  • Drtony Brahmin (6/13/2018 1:42:00 PM)

    we shall order it now without delay if u join me..... eating together is joy. they say it is communion in spiritual language...... from a sandwitch to a togetherness...... being together and eating brings joy.. tony (Report)Reply

    (6/13/2018 4:04:00 PM)

    Thank you, Tony, for reading my poem and commenting. Yes, bringing people together with food is, indeed, a joy!

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/13/2018 1:18:00 PM)

    Cooked just right! !


    Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

    (6/13/2018 4:05:00 PM)

    And thank you, Edward for reading and commenting on my poem.

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  • Lungelo S Mbuyazi (6/13/2018 9:22:00 AM)

    A very bizarre tasty poem that is so nice to read... (Report)Reply

    (6/13/2018 11:10:00 AM)

    well, I guess you liked it, huh Lungelo? HA! Thank you for your comment.

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  • (6/13/2018 9:21:00 AM)

    I personaly like Liverwurst on Rye bread with a smear of mustard and a slice of red onion.I can't find bologna anywhere..It's breakfast time here.Now you made me hungry.Good poem lots of fun.. (Report)Reply

    (6/13/2018 11:09:00 AM)

    The simple things in every day life have a poem as well. In fact there is a poem in everything. thank you so much, I hope you got yourself a bite of something good!

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  • (6/13/2018 8:53:00 AM)

    a wonderful poem that sounds very tasty but why o why no mention of the world famous jam butty? ...……well penned Marilyn (Report)Reply

    (6/13/2018 11:08:00 AM)

    Jam butty you say? peanut butter and jam? Wow, never thought of it. Thank you, Tom, for your comment.

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  • Savita Tyagi (6/13/2018 7:57:00 AM)

    Some of the simplest pleasures of life! I am hungry for a sandwich but being a vegetarian will settle for a cheese sandwich topped with onion and tomato! Add some cilantro and pepper too please! I am coming for lunch! Congratulations Marilyn for a poem well written. (Report)Reply

    (6/13/2018 11:07:00 AM)

    Thank you, Savita, for reading and commenting on my little boy. Your sandwich sounds delicious too, oh with cilantro, never tried that. We can all learn from one another.

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  • Kim Barney (6/13/2018 7:11:00 AM)

    Congratulations, Marilyn! It's always nice to see someone on my friends list be chosen as the recipient of this award. Now if you'll excuse me, I need to go make a sandwich. You've made me hungry! (Report)Reply

    (6/13/2018 11:05:00 AM)

    Thank you so much, Kim, I'm glad you enjoy my little poem. yes, by all means, get yourself a sandwich. lol

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  • Muzahidul Reza (6/13/2018 4:39:00 AM)

    It seems sweet and taaty Sandwich, o, you didn't invite us, ....... Congrats, and thanks for sharing (Report)Reply

    Marilyn Lott(6/13/2018 6:02:00 AM)

    Thank you so much, Muzahidul, I'm glad you like it!

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (6/13/2018 2:52:00 AM)

    Beautifully penned. Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as the poem of the day. (Report)Reply

    Marilyn Lott(6/13/2018 6:03:00 AM)

    Thank you, Kumarmani, I feel blessed.

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  • Bernard F. Asuncion (6/13/2018 1:36:00 AM)

    Marilyn, such a fine poem of the day... congrats for being chosen.....10++++ (Report)Reply

    Marilyn Lott(6/13/2018 6:04:00 AM)

    Thank you, Bernard, it was so nice to be chosen.

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  • Ruta Mohapatra (6/13/2018 1:08:00 AM)

    I have not tasted many of the things mentioned here. Still the poem feels mouth-watering. (Report)Reply

    Marilyn Lott(6/13/2018 6:05:00 AM)

    they are all very tasty, you must try one sometimes. thank you for your comment.

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  • Robert Murray Smith (6/13/2018 12:15:00 AM)

    Congratulations on your posting in this category. Would make a good poem for a cookery book. (Report)Reply

    Marilyn Lott(6/13/2018 6:05:00 AM)

    Thank you, Robert, what a wonderful idea! I'm glad you enjoyed my poem.

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  • Heather Wilkins (7/25/2013 6:02:00 PM)

    an old bologna sandwich goes way back to child hood. a bologna sandwich please. enjoyed the read (Report)Reply

    Marilyn Lott(6/13/2018 6:06:00 AM)

    So you are acquainted with the bologna sandwich. Thank you for your comment and for reading my little poem.

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  • (7/18/2011 7:54:00 PM)

    haha... it's really fun how you can come up with a poem about such simple things! i think this poem is really cute, but it makes me hungry ;)
    i love your poetry! (and sweet tea as well! ! !)

    Marilyn Lott(6/13/2018 6:07:00 AM)

    Thank you so much, Melody, I'm so happy you enjoy my poems.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 4, 2019

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