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Baking: Reflections

Poetry By: joyintheclouds

Tags: Time, Change

Baking & reflections: my 1st attempt to write a poem on the pastime of baking. Any comments are appreciated, thanks

Submitted:May 11, 2013    Reads: 7    Comments: 0    Likes: 0   


the charred remains of my burnt tarts

squat miserably on the oven tray,

the sorry sight of my over-ambition.

Dressing the better of the batch up in doily and pretty paper bases,

I distract myself well from the brown bastards

who overstayed their welcome in the heat of the oven.

They are only sugar, flour, cream & eggs,

I tell me, yet

more than wasted ingredients

i feel the helplessness of

elapsed time never to



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