Benjamin Zephaniah

(15 April 1958 / Birmingham)

Eat Your Words - Poem by Benjamin Zephaniah

I am a veggie table
A table made of veg,
There’s so much fruit upon me
All living on the edge,
Life is hard
But so are plates
And tea can be quite hot,
And vegetarian poets
Make me nervous quite a lot.


Comments about Eat Your Words by Benjamin Zephaniah

  • Rajnish Manga (8/15/2017 12:23:00 PM)


    Nicely crafted funny poem. Full of healthy humour. Thanks. (Report) Reply

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  • Diana Van Den Berg (11/7/2015 7:07:00 PM)


    Roars of laughter at this delicious gem that is full of admirable attitude! This is the most effective and the healthiest way of getting people to eat their words! Kudos! (Report) Reply

  • (4/25/2014 4:14:00 AM)


    In brief words and sentences here is a good poem and liked it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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