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Wednesday Poetry Prompts: 446

For today’s prompt, write a cooking poem. After all, it's Culinarians Day, and food is a good thing. If you're anti-cooking, that's fine; write about that. Only you know the proper ingredients for your cooking poem.

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Here’s my attempt at a Cooking Poem:

“spaghetti & meatballs”

anyone can boil spaghetti
& throw store-bought meatballs on top
(or heat up some Chef Boyardee)
yes, people can boil spaghetti
like some ramen noodles you see
though it won't make your taste buds stop
anyone can boil spaghetti
& throw store-bought meatballs on top

but i break bread in small pieces
& season them meatballs just right
for all my nephews & nieces
for breaking bread in small pieces
offers that touch that appeases
in food that's anything but light
so i break bread in small pieces
& season them meatballs just right

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Robert Lee Brewer is Senior Content Editor of the Writer’s Digest Writing Community and author of Solving the World’s Problems (Press 53). He does have a pretty good meatball recipe that was passed down from his mom that his daughter requests each year for her birthday.

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