Treasure Island

Marilyn Lott

(5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

A Bologna Sandwich?


I love a hamburger that is cooked just right
Sliced tomato, onion and a pickle too
A sandwich of chicken or turkey is nice
So many choices that we can pursue

A BBQ sandwich makes my mouth water
So spicy but never too hot
A meatloaf sandwich is delicious as well
With sweet tea it just plain hits the spot

Roast beef or ham always tastes so right
Chopped liver – well, I’m not quite sure
But brisket sounds perfect for me
If I’m hungry it is really the cure

But some folks love a bologna sandwich
With white bread and a slather of mayo
Some top it with a slice of cheese
It’s so quick if you’re on the go

But I knew a guy who put the bologna
In the microwave way too long
Tough as shoe leather it was, oh my
On a menu it just wouldn’t belong

Sandwiches or burgers are a lunch delight
On the menu they light up the day
But the bologna sandwich goes way back
If you join me we will order one without delay!

Submitted: Tuesday, March 09, 2010
Edited: Tuesday, July 19, 2011

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  • Heather Wilkins (7/25/2013 6:02:00 PM)

    an old bologna sandwich goes way back to child hood. a bologna sandwich please. enjoyed the read (Report) Reply

  • Melody Love (7/18/2011 7:54:00 PM)

    haha... it's really fun how you can come up with a poem about such simple things! i think this poem is really cute, but it makes me hungry ;)
    i love your poetry! (and sweet tea as well! ! !) (Report) Reply

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