Cheesecake versus Bathroom Scale

a fresh cheesecake looms

covered with fresh blueberries

calling for a choice

refuse worker picks up scale

from bottom of garbage can

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#diet #weight #obese #dessert #food #society #calories #life #health #poem

A Tanka style poem by David Andre Davison

 

 

 

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