Ted Sheridan


Women Who Love Peanut Butter - Poem by Ted Sheridan

he makes a great peanut butter sandwich
laying it on thick with the crunchy brand
his slick tongue becomes stuck to the roof of his lie
as he promises to you
it will be different this time
but it is as it always has been
just the same old sandwich
made without any jam
and by now you know
there is never anything but heartache and tears
to wash it down…

2007 © T Sheridan


Comments about Women Who Love Peanut Butter by Ted Sheridan

  • (5/13/2013 6:51:00 AM)

    Clever words here in Teds easy way style...regards (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Macaulay Akinbami (1/12/2009 6:20:00 AM)

    hmmm........ i have been there also, in the circles where lies washed the peanut like butter of lies. well carved (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (12/29/2007 4:49:00 AM)

    This has got to be one of the best analogies ever. t x (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (12/28/2007 12:33:00 PM)

    Promises and lies, made into the same old sticky sandwich...and only tears and heartache to wash it down.......man! This one hurt right down to soul depth, cause I ate many a sandwich made this way. Right on the point! ! (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (12/28/2007 11:40:00 AM)

    Peanut butter.....can there be another perfect food? Maybe, but I love peanut butter! Thank you for this reminder! (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 5 comments »



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: Friday, December 28, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 6, 2008


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. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  7. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]