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Acrostic Drink Poetry

Cordial

#Fowc #Cordial

Crafted from the finest grapes, raspberries and blackcurrants

Out of the copper kettle it came

Reinforced with herbs and spices , not forgetting the sugar

Drank in a ceramic mug

It’s something to be enjoyed either hot or cold, but

As its Autumn, and Winter is around the corner

Likelihood is you’ll be warming your fingers around the mug holding it

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Eating Food Fruit Poetry Strawberries Treats

Fruit salad

Savor

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The Oranges sliced, sing on the plate…
they’ve been quite lonely as of late
all alone in their bowl of blue
looking quite bright – but with nothing to do

Now with apples, diced they share
bowls that cooks of note prepare
with other fruit from orchards near
and strawberries grown in the fields each year

In places, you may find some peaches or pears
(depending on what chef has prepared)
mixed up lightly so the fruit is served loose,
served up in its own syrup or juice.

Served up from a place that is quite cold,
so they stay fresh and don’t go old.
A lunchtime, brunch, or evening treat
that any child would love to eat.

And served up wi’ th’ fruit to make children’s dream
is a serving of custard, or better – ice cream!
All served up in a coloured round bowl
An empty dish is the little child’s goal.

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Art Colours Poetry

Green

#Colouryourworld #cyw #Green

 

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A signal to all in the garden – Spring is a go.

formed from the primaries of blue skies and yellow sun

you’re what give the leaves and grass a colour

 

grazing cows and flocking birds

cheer the sight of your appearance

as flowers use your colour as canvas

 

and as people picnic on the public lawn

frogs and toads from ponds are born

hopping happy on lily pads

 

Precious stones shine your shade

and so do wines that make the grade

bottles show your wonderous class – in glass

 

artists capture your shades – dark and light

creating scenes of landscapes bright

canvasses everywhere have seen – your colour – green

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Colours Eating Food Fruit Fun Rainbows

Fruity Rainbow

Roy G. Biv

In response to the Roy.G.Biv Challenge on the Daily Post.

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I’ve seen rainbows in the sky, but they’ve never been as vibrant as the ones in the Greengrocers shop window

Rich Red Strawberries – it amazes me how he can get them even in Winter, but they’re tasty with sugar and cream.

Oranges – I’ll eat these till they come out of my ears, but a zesty orange sets me up for the day.

Yellow Lemons – perfect for Lemon Dishes (of course) and an accompaniment for any cocktail drink.

Green Limes – the Lemons cousin, this is nice either in a Drink or a flavouring in a sponge cake – Like the Lemon, it needs a little sugar to cut through the sharpness

Blackcurrants – wonderful flavour – works marvels in a local drink with raspberries and grapes round my neck of the woods (Manchester, UK) – Vimto

Indigo – actually the colour of “RED” Grapes – nice in a fruit salad

and last but not least Violet – the colour of Damsons – which when in a jam turns rice pudding a lovely purple colour.