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#11 NaPoWriMo

APRIL 11 — Here is my poem #11 for National Poetry Writing Month, composed in response to a prompt on ReadWritePoem: write about something not chosen. This poem invents a fictional situation.
I will not pluck you
little nut meat
last whole almond on the
scalloped silver tray
brown smudge, pulp
stationed inside its shell
plumped, salty
I lift my glass, sip
here’s to you
choice I did not take
declined to taste
here’s to your pleasure
in place of mine
by Therese L. Broderick

About ThereseLBroderick

Independent community poet living in Albany, New York USA.

3 responses »

  1. Cute poem Therese. Oh that little nut!

  2. Sometimes it’s the smallest of choices that are poem-worthy. Nice job!

  3. Intriguing, Therese. No-one ever likes to take the last one!

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