Linda Pastan

(1932 - / New York / United States)

Petit Dejeuner - Poem by Linda Pastan

I sing a song
of the croissant
and of the wily French
who trick themselves daily
back to the world
for its sweet ceremony.
Ah to be reeled
up into morning
on that crisp,

Comments about Petit Dejeuner by Linda Pastan

  • (8/19/2010 2:41:00 AM)

    Yes, only not as easy to pronounce as bagel. (Report) Reply

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  • (2/6/2006 4:43:00 AM)

    Funny, rich ('who trick themselves daily') and sweet. I like it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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