Poems. Prayers & Promises

Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Knickerbocker Glory


He put his spoon into the cream
And felt about for the fruit
Strawberries
Raspberries
Perhaps a cherry
Seconds passed as he swirled
The metal chinked with the glass
Past meringue
Ice-cream
Even a cherry
Promises! Promises! He muttered
And proceeded to clear the contents
And he found the fruit
Deep inside
The realization of pure delight
Discovered in depths
Hidden in ice-cream
Set in jelly
Where eyes could not see
Its soft caress
Of joyous pleasure.

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Written for Poetry Jam

13 comments:

  1. Good one... I like the last part...

    " Its soft Caress of Joyous Pleasure"

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  2. Ah, it sometimes takes a bit of patience until one reaches that delicious fruit buried inside....but it is pure pleasure and worth the wait! Nice prompt, Alan.

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  3. ha. lots of pleasure in that glass....smiles...sometimes we have to dig a little to find that pleasure & joy as well...ha. for some reason this was a hard prompt for me alan...thanks for the challenge...

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  4. "he found the fruit deep inside"... I love that, Alan.

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  5. Sounds like it's worth the patience to get to the good stuff!

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  6. yummy poem! we have to dig a bit sometimes for those gems of sheer delight! Have a great day!

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  7. It is like digging for gold when one approaches a dessert like this ... and life too ...

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  8. I feel the same way about finding the goodies like cherries deep inside a dish of yummy ice cream (which I love all too much.)

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  9. hidden makes it best sometimes

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  10. Yum!! I wish that I was in England, this sounds like such an amazing dessert :-) It is so fun to look through dessert (I do it to salad also) to find just the right bite!

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  11. Sounds very delicious Alan--love the process you described here. Sorry to be so late in commenting. Good summer prompt!

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