Friday, November 25, 2011

Too Much Dinner - a food poem

Too Much Dinner
Greg Pincus

I ate too much dinner.
I think that I'll burst!
Good thing I was clever and had dessert first.

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Linda B said...

I was just wishing that, yesterday, of course. You said it just right! But now I'm thinking of leftovers, maybe pie first this time?

KarolinaS said...

Hee this. Short and sweet! Alas, I did not eat my pie first last night and I was too full for it after dinner. Of course the good news is - I get my pie tonight!!

Janet Wong said...

I love it! (How did you know that this is exactly how I feel today?)

Greg Pincus said...

Janet - we all feel this way :-) But I'm also pleased to see that we're also all looking for other ways to have dessert. Personally, I believe pie as a leftover can be a healthy breakfast. And apple crisp? I mean, that IS breakfast. Or a snack. Or dinner!

Ellen O said...

Eat dessert first is just good common sense in a crazy, mixed up world! Wonderful poem, Greg. I'm a confirmed eater of desserts first, and sometimes to the exclusion of all else!!! Ya only live once, ya know!

Lee Wind, M.Ed. said...

Super sweet. With a hook and a twist and warm at heart!
Nicely done,

Mary Lee said...

I could use a little bit of "dessert first" in my life right now!