How To Eat A Poem Poem by Eve Merriam

How To Eat A Poem

Rating: 4.8

Don't be polite.
Bite in.
Pick it up with your fingers and lick the juice that
may run down your chin.
It is ready and ripe now, whenever you are.
You do not need a knife or fork or spoon
or plate or napkin or tablecloth.

For there is no core
or stem
or rind
or pit
or seed
or skin
to throw away.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: poem
pee pee poo poo 28 October 2020

pee pee poo poo is tasty, like. This comment please! ! ! ! ? ! 1! ! 1! ! 1! 1! ! ! ! 1! 1! 1! ! ! 1! ! 1! ! ! ! ! 1

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Timothy Chadington 28 September 2020

Ayo this poem seems kinda SUS. Might wanna dial down on the sus meter

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Practicing Poetess 29 December 2018

It sounds as though she may be saying that a poem is so delicious that it is to be thoroughly enjoyed, nothing wasted. An interesting poem with an unusual view!

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ERG 23 March 2021

Yes, i just crapped my pants. Gonna cry?

15 4 Reply
Sandra Feldman 29 December 2018

What a diferrently, delightful, POEM!

6 10 Reply
Gabe savage The 25th 10 April 2024

The lady sounds kinda fine let me get her digits rq. #desperate. #gay. #hatefaggots

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Hey guys, did you know that in terms of human companionship, Flareon is objectively the most huggable Pokemon? While their maximum temperature is likely too much for most, they are capable of controlling it, so they can set themselves to the perfect temperature for you.

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Anisha Nyambe 22 April 2023

beautifully illustrated poem. she was never fully appreciated for her poetry

1 3 Reply
Unique name 09 September 2022

This poem smells bad

5 3 Reply

woah..... lick the juices: flushed:

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Eve Merriam

Eve Merriam

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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