Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Why



Today's napowrimo prompt from readwritepoem asked us to write a list poem about things we do to avoid doing something else. My list poem is more about reasons why I have avoided giving up the bad carbs in my life. I also have a list poem I posted a few months ago that kind of speaks to the prompt, but I didn't want to count it as my napowrimo poem--that would be cheating, right? If you're interested in that one, go here: WillandWon't

My reasons are many and
Rational
One can’t be expected
To make such a dramatic
Change on a holiday or
One’s birthday
Or in the morning when one
Does not have time
Or when one has argued
With one’s spouse and
Is stressed out
Or when there is cake
At work and for God’s sake
Someone went to oh,
So much trouble
To make it and at
The gas station why not
It’s such a long commute
When one has been running
In all directions one has
No space
For introspection
And anyway it is all
Just
So
Damn
Delicious

7 comments:

  1. So many great reasons...I know the feeling.

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  2. I'm right there with you. lol Why on earth would I give them up when they're just so tasty!

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  3. You nailed all those reasons very well, and the ending is pefect.

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  4. yes, that... ;)

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  5. Yes, yes, yes! This poem definitely speaks to me. Oh, sweet temptation!

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  6. LOL LOVE it! An ode to cookies :o))))!

    http://lori102870.blogspot.com/2009/04/procrastinationnapowrimo-15by-tlb.html

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