Humble Pie

by Belinda Munoz on October 9, 2011

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Slice
Dice
Mince

Sprinkle secret spice and salt to savor
Pour syrup liberally
Watch them come to the table.

Serve as promised.

If not,
prepare to eat your words.

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Brian has come up with a great prompt over at dVerse Poets Pub concerning bumper stickers. I’m combining it with Monkey Man’s challenge to write a poem or story in exactly 160 characters.

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1 brian October 9, 2011 at 11:00 am

amen…they need to stand behind their words…why do we fall for it every election though…they say one thing, then do another…its all jacked up

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2 hedgewitch October 9, 2011 at 11:11 am

A delicious mixup of words and thoughts–and I totally agree with your closing lines.

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3 Mama Zen October 9, 2011 at 11:22 am

Wonderful 160! Love it.

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4 Suzy Q October 9, 2011 at 11:27 am

Lovely metaphor!
Perfectly 160!

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5 Monkey Man October 9, 2011 at 11:59 am

Nicely done. It is a challenge to get only 160 and have it work. I let Word do my counting. Thanks for playing along with the Sunday 160.

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6 seasideauthor October 9, 2011 at 12:08 pm

Good job. And it makes sense.

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7 tinkwelborn October 9, 2011 at 1:52 pm

Ha. this had a great turn. you’re right it is short, but very nice.
thanks.

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8 The Cello Strings October 9, 2011 at 4:00 pm

smart metaphor.

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9 zongrik October 9, 2011 at 4:50 pm

the end is great, yeah, imagine all these people making all these ridiculous statements eating their own words….right!!

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10 Caty October 9, 2011 at 6:06 pm

short and to the point, and powerful!

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11 Claudia October 9, 2011 at 8:46 pm

i always wonder what that secret spice is what makes them alive…great take on the prompt belinda

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12 ayala October 10, 2011 at 3:24 pm

Love it!

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