Day 211. Famine and feast

In March 2013 on March 11, 2013 at 9:47 pm



Famine and feast
A poem by a frustrated mother


I don’t have lollies in the house.

At parties he camps over the lolly bowl.


I won’t regularly stock sugary cereals in my cupboard.

On long weekends, we buy a box and it disappears in two days.


Crisps are not on my normal shopping list.

Given the chance, he gobbles them up like there is no tomorrow.


Flavoured milks are a definite treat item.

The thrill is gone when they are drunk so quickly they head north again.


Hot chips, well! Perhaps five or six times a year?

Not for lack of asking.


Modern child.

Neanderthal eating habits.


[photo thanks to erix! on flickr]


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