All Spent up

#fowc #Napowrimo I don’t know what you’d call it Inflation , perhaps ? If you took your single gold coin Inside the confectioner’s It would give you half the bag of boiled sweets Instead of what you got last year In fact you wouldn’t get any change It would leave you with empty pockets.

Strains of a Sundae

#Napowrimo #icecream #sundae Served up after dinner – I wait Up to now i’ve been content – sat in the blast chiller Next thing i know i’m served up to the crowd Digging into my scoops of strawberry, banana and chocolate And Mining deep down the bottom of my glass for the brownie bits EachContinue reading “Strains of a Sundae”

A fruity San-San

#fruit #tree #pie #San-San Growing against the stone tudor wall hanging fruit ripens for the pie coming from the tree but once a season the fruit answers the cooks call as over the garden young birds do fly could this be why its baked with haste there could be no other plausible reason to depriveContinue reading “A fruity San-San”

Banana mania (Revisited)

#coloryourworld #cyw #fruit #banana #yellow Born out of a tree A yellow skinned treat Nice between two slices of bread Also appreciated by young uns in a cake of some sort Note though whether in a cake or not – they’re great with custard A note of caution – don’t eat the peel – they’reContinue reading “Banana mania (Revisited)”

Atomic Tangerine

#cyw #atomic #tangerine #fruit A sensation Thats what i guess you would call it Out of the fruit Many segments of zingy fruit In a haphazard Circular formation Tangy on the tongue as you bite on the segments navigating your way to the juice great explosions as the segments empty their flavoured cargo round theContinue reading “Atomic Tangerine”


#CYW #Yellow-orange Someone’s been mixing up the citrus again the orange juice looks that little more…. what’s the word ? Zingy ? and that’s before you took the cap off the bottle Lifting the lid gives you a clue to the origin of the brighter orange there’s a zip of lemon, and the zest ofContinue reading “Yellow-orange”

Yellow Green

#CYW #Yellow-green A pair of most confused fruit hung from the citrus tree the gardeners couldn’t decide if they were lemons or limes you see as they were growing it was clear as can be two little green limes – hanging off the tree but soon there was change and sunshine appeared as the limesContinue reading “Yellow Green”