succulent

1 Mar

smeared thick on my lips
rolled ‘round on my tongue
dripping from my fingers
slathered bar-b-que

a squeeze to cut the residue

© 3.1.11

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16 Responses to “succulent”

  1. Helen March 1, 2011 at 11:27 am #

    Lemon cuts through most any residue! Quite the clever Magpie.

  2. Tess Kincaid March 1, 2011 at 7:30 pm #

    Looking forward to barbeque season. Not yet, but soon.

    • David King March 2, 2011 at 1:57 am #

      Love this one. Succinct and finely wrought.

  3. brian miller March 2, 2011 at 6:21 am #

    smiles. nicely played…take away the picture and the the mind can go places with this too…

  4. Gloria Bostic March 2, 2011 at 6:52 am #

    Quite a delicious write! 😉

  5. Old Ollie March 2, 2011 at 7:00 am #

    Tasty Poem…grill time.

  6. Trellissimo March 2, 2011 at 7:55 am #

    Acidic and no mistake…

    • Mary March 2, 2011 at 11:18 am #

      What a tight, succinct write!

  7. christine March 2, 2011 at 1:48 pm #

    Oh you are brilliant, very nice and delectable too.

  8. Steve Isaak March 2, 2011 at 2:40 pm #

    Effective, sensory-intense work.

  9. Tumblewords March 2, 2011 at 8:28 pm #

    Lovin’ this one!

  10. Berowne March 3, 2011 at 4:42 am #

    Made me look forward to lunch…:-)

  11. Jingle March 3, 2011 at 4:55 pm #

    powerful squeeze.

    love your magpie.

  12. Reflections March 4, 2011 at 8:12 pm #

    Ooh, love the idea of the barbeque… cut with just a twist.

  13. Olivia March 4, 2011 at 8:25 pm #

    Okay! I am hungry now 🙂

    Smiles xx

  14. Jingle Poetry March 7, 2011 at 5:39 pm #

    sweet magpie..

    Please feel free to share 1 to 3 poems with our potluck poetry today, first time participants could use old poems or poems unrelated to our theme, Thanks..
    Happy Monday!

    love your blog, your poetry is impressive!

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