Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Just a loaf?

bread

flat bread
might as well be
a penny a dozen loafs
all useless

tasteless

fresh baked or burned
hard toast

ye cannae lick it

without
the marmite
spread

doh!!

stingleflumpkin complicticous
the day without marmite

makes no sense?

© Philip Johnson

New Zealand Marmite shortage
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Philip's words have appeared in: The Ugly Tree; Poetry Scotland, Emergency Verse, Write Away, Caught In The Net, Red Pencil, Writer's Hood, Transparent Words;  he works in elder care.