Poem -

Mango

Mango

You're eating a Mango
so juicy and fine,
as you sink your teeth in
I wish it was mine.
I dream of the taste
and the smell so exotic,
just watching you eat it
becomes quite hypnotic
The flesh looks so plump
and the texture so loose,
If it were a man
I’d be easily seduced.
Instead I can only
avert my eyes quick
and whilst  you feast on mango
I’ll  crunch celery stick!

 

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StevieC

My mango hun..your mango hun! xx

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Tony Taylor

Hey LO!!..... guess what?.. Last night I just happened to see Greta Thunberg's Montréal speech..... wow!!..... so weird that we were just talking yesterday about your poem and then this just pops up out of nowhere..... I'd never even heard her name until I saw your poem!! Wow!!... weird how stuff like that happens... I'm going to have to do some research now (so thanks for that!)..... anyway, now about "MANGO"....LOL!....I love that final line.... but even more..... it's the descriptive phrasing that you give to the mango itself that stands out for me.... so much so that I found it mouthwatering and I don't even like mangos much......it's your creative writing skill and the imagery created at work here that sells it ~

          ~ " I dream of the taste and the smell so exotic
               Just watching you eat it becomes quite hypnotic.."

VERY well penned dear poet sister!!......ALL STARS!!......LOVE & ROCKETS!!....T xo. : )

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lodigiana

Weird stuff really does  happen Tony!! So pleased you happened upon Greta..she has been having such a tough time..so much nastiness coming her way..she's a kid with Aspergers Syndrome who is passionate about the harm we are causing our planet ..not necessarily an easy person to warm to but she carries a message that we need to listen to  and sometimes as adults we dont want to be faced with  criticism especially by a young person..hence all the virtiol..but her warning needs to be heard and something needs to be done.. especially by people in a position of power to really DO something .. So Mango? haha I am so happy you reacted to the sentiment within it.. I love them but can understand if you are not so partial..I am like that with Guava...yukk!! keep well my friend and thank you as always for your comments  poet brother! xx  

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Cherie Sumner-Taylor

Hi Lodigiana....I say we need to get you a mango fast!!  Lol...There are just certain foods that make the mouth water...It is seductive!  For me it is chocolate....lol  I am bad!  I enjoyed the juicy sensation!  xo  ;)  

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lodigiana

I would LOVE a mango fest!! thank you Cherie we are both bad girls it would seem..but who isn't a little bad around chocolate  or mangoes?  Pleased you enjoyed this little yummy poem xxx

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Wilford Barker

Love this write..
It reminds me of the mango tree in our backyard in Guyana SA.
you have described those juicy detail very well.. 
now I am going to the supermarket.. lol
thanks Lodigiana.
 

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lodigiana

Bon  appetit Wilford!!  how wonderful to have a Mango tree of your own!! I would be sat in the shade all day underneath it occassionally reaching up for one..sounds like a little piece of heaven .I am so pleased you enjoyed it and thank you  so much for your lovely words.  Lodigiana x 

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Barry Childs

Hi, Lodigiana. I love the descriptive phrasing here. I really want a mango now. Great, funny, and really cool.
Barry x

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lodigiana

Hi Barry so pleased you enjoyed it! It sometimes surprises me when the simplest of things gets the old poetic juices flowing.Thanks so much for your lovely comments!

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Lorris Morris

Mango ....i want a penny to buy mongo long....mango......
give me a penny to buy mango ......mango .....
Mango .....and Calabash.....continues

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lodigiana

Ah Lorris... Mangoes always remind me of sweetness and harmony no wonder they compose songs in praise of it! I hope it made you want to sing too my friend!    Lodigiana xx

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A Lonely Journey

Grammy, 
I loved that, also. Really cool, and fun, and great writing. 
Hey, nothing wrong with celery!(as long as it's drenched in bleu cheese, and you just finished a dozen wings prior to it! lol). 
You are fun, and cool. 
Great job! 

Matthew. 

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lodigiana

Ah hun celery is great but quite a dry old stick when compared to a lovely juicy Mango..but  your suggestion of bleu cheese really does brighten up the prospect  quite a bit..although I still don't imagine anyone writing a song about it!!! whereas Mango... with my Italian background  the song I have in my head is  ' hey Mango,  Mango Italiano' ..or should that be   Mambo??? Thanks so much my lovely Honorary..enjoy the wings! xx

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A Lonely Journey

Grammy, 
You're loopy...I like it! 
Now I'm extremely hungry for wings! Can you write a poem about chicken wings so I can devour it with my eyes? (I eat with my eyes, since my mouth was closed shut in a bizarre sewing machine accident). 
Thanks! 

M. 

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lodigiana

Your word is my command hun xx

Poem about chicken wings

My honorary boy has a liking just for wings,
ones of chicken really get top score,
and follow them with cheese that’s bleu
will  make him ask for more.
But wait a while something is wrong!
I hear that poor boy’s cries
his lips are sealed and tightly closed
so he’ll eat with his eyes!
But chicken wings are bony things
and make his poor eyes ache
So for a while he’ll give a trial
To tender fillet steak!

Xxxx

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A Lonely Journey

LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(finger cramp)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

Grammy! You are the greatest! (move over Muhammed Ali!) 
That was awesome!! And you're so right! That hot sauce in the cornea is an amazingly painful thing! I'm thinking of eating through my ear in the future, but I don't want my alimentary canal blocked with melted cheese as I'm listening to music, so we'll see. 

Thank you so much for doing that! You're really a clever, smart, sweet Grammy to me! If you ever need a poorly written poem about something, let me know!! 

Your Grandkid, 

Matthew. 

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A Lonely Journey

Follow Up On Ear Eating: 
I'll have you know, Grammy, the ear dining went well, as I just had a roasted duck in Bernaise sauce(wasn't real duck, I don't eat animals. It was turkey-duck), and it cleared the ear canal swimmingly. Now I'm trying to get a key lime pie flambe in there. It burns. 
Also, I copied, and pasted your chicken wing poem to my Word, so I don't lose it. 

Thank you! 

M. 

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lodigiana

You are so welcome my lovely!  you always make me smile..mmmm key Lime pie  but Ice cream is 'cooler' (especially for hot ears! ) xxx

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A Lonely Journey

Oooooo! You're right! Ice cream flambe! Delicious! 
Thank you Grammy! You're always looking out for my ears, and I appreciate it. 

Matthew. 

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