Michele C. Messina Long

Rookie (May 7,1950 / St. Louis, MO)

Dad’s Peanut Butter-Ed Cookies - Poem by Michele C. Messina Long

Sometimes dad spread heaps of peanut butter on his cookies.
I never questioned why.
With age and a wiser view point,
Came an unspoken realization.

He wasn’t ruining the “good” cookies.
Only transforming the unpalatable castoffs,
Restructuring ingredients until they resembled
Hidden treasures that pleased us all.

Comments about Dad’s Peanut Butter-Ed Cookies by Michele C. Messina Long

There is no comment submitted by members..

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. Television
    Roald Dahl
  10. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
[Report Error]