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Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, The Secret Food Group

04.08.11 Posted in audio, Contributor Series 8, today's words by

Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine
The Secret Food Group
By Mark Gooch

Neither vegetable
Nor fruit
Not born from nature
No fertilizer to fear
Never spoils
Stays fresh for 50 years
Deep fried
Frozen on a stick
Breakfast with coffee
Dessert with ice cream
No okra or yams
Can be that extreme

Golden sponge cake
White creamy middle
Created with class
So raise up your glass
Twinkie is here.

Mark Gooch’s most recent poem to appear at vox poetica was Ode to Everyday Heroes, published as part of Contributor Series 5: Dramatis Personae in May 2010.

One Response to “Contributor Series 8: Feast and Famine, The Secret Food Group”

  1. Now I know what all the Twinkie talk was about. I love it.

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