The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts
The Poem of the Week and I have been vacationing in Spain the last couple of weeks, but we're both back now, renewed, rejuvenated, inspired. Maybe a little jet lagged. Special thanks to Salvador Dali, and to the total strangers whose recommendations resulted in some excellent dining experiences. The meal that inspired this poem was not one of those. (Disclaimer: Poetry is not journalism. I almost certainly imagined almost all of this. I've been known to do that.)
She named a likely brand of wine
And when she pronounced the appetizer
Their salads flowed like rapids down
Then she the steak, her husband fish
A flashy dessert and a cup of joe
Copyright © 2010 by Dave Grossman
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