The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts
I was walking to the coffee shop today, Anna and Max alongside, and I'd been daydreaming about work for several blocks when suddenly I remembered that I should be trying to get into poem writing mode. At that moment we happened to be passing some bushes that had reddish leaves, and I exclaimed aloud and off the top of my head, "I'll write about the world's hottest chili pepper." And so I did.
The Fluffy Bunny Pepper
The hottest pepper ever grown
But what a way to be erased
Around the world the people flocked
And we salute the lucky few
Copyright © 2015 by Dave Grossman
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