Ima Ryma


Chicago Dog Poem by Ima Ryma


The Chicago style hot dog is
An all beef frankfurter cooked done,
Steamed, boiled or grilled the vendors' biz,
Then put on a poppy seed bun.
Yellow mustard is put on top,
With green sweet pickle relish near.
Then add some white onions, chop, chop,
Tomato slice, dill pickle spear,
Just a dash of celery salt.
Dragged through the garden, so to speak.
But use ketchup, and face the fault
For react havoc that would wreak.

One is living high on the hog,
Chowing down a Chicago dog.

Submitted: Saturday, November 09, 2013
Edited: Saturday, November 09, 2013

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