Treasure Island

Paul Christopher Henry


TV Dinners


Don't want that fish mom
Feel as big as a log
Can't eat that steak mom
Give it to the dog

Don't want that rice mom
Don't want to grow fat
Can't drink that milk mom
Give it to the cat

Gee look at that kid mom
Never seen one so thin
Don't want that bread mom
Throw it in the bin

Submitted: Monday, January 27, 2014
Edited: Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?


Paul Christopher Henry's Other Poems


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

We constantly see images on our tv's of hungry emaciated children in Africa yet we continue to waste vast amounts of food. I wanted to express the ugliness of it in a poem.

Comments about this poem (TV Dinners by Paul Christopher Henry )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. 雨Rain, qin xing
  2. Kamikaze Heart, Kewayne Wadley
  3. 难道你真是一片云( Don't you is really a cloud? ), qin xing
  4. Assuring Voice, Somanathan Iyer
  5. Synchronization, SALINI NAIR
  6. Best World, Kolade Seun
  7. For you, rest in peace, Cigeng Zhang
  8. Moon Beams, Yohan Confectioner
  9. Falling Through, Claudia Scott
  10. City Of Angels, RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
Laid on it for a covering,
And how sleep seems a goodly thing
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Randall Jarrell

 

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  8. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]