Shawn L. Bird

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poem- a trifle January 11, 2016

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 5:04 pm
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A trifle is an insignificant thing

but not so when set within a trifle bowl

filled to the brim with

custard, cake, whipped cream

and pudding or gelatin

Any of which is itself complete

but oxymoronically a trifle is not trifling feast.

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8 Responses to “poem- a trifle”

  1. A trifle would be a perfect dessert, after a horrifically huge Turducken.

  2. Melody J Haislip Says:

    I love trifle but haven’t had it in years!

  3. simono1968 Says:

    hmmmmm trifle, yummy 🙂

  4. Like your poem but hate trifle! ☺️ Always a trifling worrying when I see one approach 🍧


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