Cooking was never a strong point of mine but I thought as we are locked in together I should at least try...


At home for breakfast

Like a train from back in the old days
The coffee spluttered through a head of steam
The toaster decided to get in on the act
Then I noticed we're all out of cream

Scraping the charcoal off the cremated bread
"We've no butter, would you like some cheese?"
But then I decided to make poached eggs
just boil some water, that's a breeze

The freshly squeezed fruit juice wasn't just quite
It was in a carton that I had to tear open
I'm sure those stains will wash out alright
At least that is really what I am hopin'

She sat a moment and watched me try
I'd ruined our breakfast and she could see
But then she whispered those three little words
Through gritted teeth - "here, let me!"






Poetry by Liam The PoetBay support member heart!
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Written on 2020-03-29 at 19:39

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one trick pony The PoetBay support member heart!
She's letting off the hook too easily. Get back in there, show you've got what it takes.
2020-03-30


bibek adhikari The PoetBay support member heart!
I immensely enjoyed the humor in it. Your "breakfast mishap," as Elle puts it is, is an enjoyable (and well-crafted) read.
2020-03-30


Elle The PoetBay support member heart!
Oh dear lol I enjoyed your breakfast mishap, you tried

Elle x
2020-03-29