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outside
contemplating my abililty to further
ingest, digest
a lunch,
it's remnants soaking the cardboard box with grease
my stomach uneased

unknown to my stale delicacy
a pair of eyes, eyes my fries
slowly landing, on the stone table, hesitating
i made no pretense of not being there
i wondered if he'd dare
what risk he'd take
for ketchup's sake
he might end up as red

without need to offer
he took a long piece of soggy potato
turned his head, as if to say, "Yo!"
and with his blue wings, flew


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sumalangitnawa
june first, a day filled with poetic surprises, 2001
as if stepping on a squirming worm, barefoot, wasn't enough [link]

LOL
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meglocrush Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2001
ack! first they steal your fries, then what... umm.... something else.

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jsenn Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2001
June first? Yikes. But I read this! Geeze, I must have been on my way to WalMart....

I love your poetic surprises! You shared your fries with a bird! If someone had made a bet on whether Mari would allow a bird to alight on the table and take one of her greasy french fries, as he said, "Yo!" (well he coulda') I would have won the wager, because this is exactly the kind of thing I can see you doing...that worm on the other hand. Nah....

So cool!
Give us another poetic surprise!
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cooper Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2001
Oh wanna know the worst... when u see people do that to u.. then to the person next to u.. then to a few others, by the time they're done, they have a whole plate eaten, and not paid for.... lol.... It pisses me off too... lol.... nice poem, a great way of lettn off sum steam at those asses... lol LOL

@coop@
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miss-conception Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2001
see, you have this great ability to just turn everything into a neat poem ;) (Wink)

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sumalangitnawa Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2001
heheh! actually it was a bluebird that stole my fry. ;) (Wink)

..sln..
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lustrum Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2001   Writer
i think it's your ability to compose that makes the day full of poetic surprises.
good job

lustrum
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Rushing towards singularity.
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skyOrange Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2001
LOL "for ketchup's sake"

maybe i'll keep a copy of this poem in my pocket and read it out loud to the next insect that would attempt to crawl/fly into my lunch.

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btrsweet Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2001
lol! :P (Razz)

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sakura Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2001   Interface Designer
ehehe....see..I didn'T understand that too much until vyvyan summarised it...

maybe I would of figured it out if my brain was ON

me neeps more sleep
Cake*
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vyvyan Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2001

I hate it when bugs scope my lunch. I really like this. :-) (Smile)
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