Thursday, April 14, 2016

MIdnight In the Kitchen of Good and Evil

Art by Jacek Yerka
Mind Fields- "Between Heaven and Hell"


Linking with Imaginary Gardens for "In Other Words" posted by Kerry 

The idea of this challenge is to substitute words of our own into the well-known titles of novels or movies.  My title is: Midnight in the Kitchen of Good and Evil....then write a poem to follow it.

Thou shouldst eat to live, not live to eat. ~Cicero


It is midnight and I have opened the fridge in search of something more to eat.
but I don't want an apple or carrots...what I WANT is something SWEET!
Don't make me eat a veggie salad, or low fat turkey on rye.
Let me have a desert with ice cream and apple pie!
I probably am not truly hungry, I just always want more in my gut!
If my stomach was a woman, it would be no lady but an evil slut.
I had breakfast lunch and dinner...heck I even had a snack, 
but I still want something later that is tasty, and full of fat!



I am not a glutton — I am an explorer of food. ~Erma Bombeck




11 comments:

  1. Oh Carrie, this made me chuckle! :D
    Beautifully rendered.

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  2. Oh I get it..I finish one meal and immediately think of the next one. I am a food addict.

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  3. Who wouldn't relate? (We poets are such sensualists, lol.) I adore above all the line: 'If my stomach was a woman, it would be no lady but an evil slut'.

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  4. Midnight cravings like that is not limited to women... but alas there are no appropriate word instead of slut that would work for my philandering tummy

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  5. Haha! i wish I could say that I do NOT relate, but that would not be true.

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  6. That slut!! I'm so familiar with her...I've silenced my inner food-slut-woman...fasting and food planning for the last three weeks...it's good to know my belly isn't the only one that craves "sweet." Excellent write!

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  7. Thank you everyone...you have made me smile to....it is good to know my slut of a stomach is not alone. :-))

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  8. I loved this it made me giggle. Especially the lines "If my stomach was a woman, it would be no lady but an evil slut." Such truth!!!

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  9. Hallelujah! I don't have a sweet tooth, I have a mouth full of sweet teeth. Save a piece of pie for me! :-)

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  10. Good and evil playing out in front of the refrigerator...we've all been there! Made me grin that **** eating grin!

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