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How To Eat A Poem

Rating: 4.5

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
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: poem
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
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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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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Prabir Gayen 29 December 2018

Very sweet a poem to eat and drink.......thanks....dear poet Merriam

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Sandra Feldman 29 December 2018

What a diferrently, delightful, POEM!

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Savita Tyagi 29 December 2018

Such an interesting and enjoyable poem. Well deserved front page exposure.

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Scary writer 20 October 2021

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?

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Joe Mama 23 March 2021

This poem makes me wanna commit arson in 37 different states and flee the country

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Yeetboui 23 March 2021

I'm prestige 4 on COD

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Poopy pants 18 February 2021

When the impostor is sus

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