Friday, June 3, 2016

A "Hole-y" Who Am I Poem

I am breakfast
while on the go.
I resemble
the letter O.

Despite my hole,
I do not leak.
Through my middle
you can peek.

I am eaten plain
or drizzled with icing.
Either way
I'm quite enticing.

Topped with sprinkles
or chopped nuts.
I've been known
to cause big butts.

Who Am I?

(Spoiler: Happy National Doughnut Day!)

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14 comments:

jama said...

LOL. The big butts made me laugh. Happy National Donut Day. What a fun poem. I'm sure Hanson Gregory would eat it up. :)

Bridget Magee said...

Thank you, Jama! Yes, Hanson would know the answer immediately! =)

Tabatha said...

Excellent, Bridget! I like it all, but I think my special favorite may be the second stanza.

Mary Lee said...

HA!! I was going with Cheerios until that last stanza!!

Liz Steinglass said...

This is hilarious. I love the quick rhythm and rhyme--it feels like breakfast on the go!

Michelle Heidenrich Barnes said...

Why does all the good stuff cause big butts, that's what I want to know! My hubby and I had a big chuckle over this one, Bridget. (I'll take mine with custard, please.)

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Tabatha! =)

Bridget Magee said...

Cheerios are fun to peek through! Good guess, Mary Lee! =)

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Liz! Luckily the poetry version is fat/calorie free! =)

Bridget Magee said...

I want to know that too, Michelle! Glad you and your husband enjoyed this sugar-free "treat". =)

Becky Shillington said...

This made me laugh out loud, Bridget! LOVE it! Thanks for sharing this. I need a donut!

Bridget Magee said...

Thanks, Becky! A donut sounds good right about now...or anytime really. =)

Donna Smith said...

I haven't had a doughnut in years... no sugar, no gluten, no doughnut. Sigh.
It was still a cute poem, though!

Bridget Magee said...

Oh no, Donna! Both my response to your comment and my longing for a doughnut have disappeared. =)

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