A Balanced Diet
 
 


by Robert Scotellaro
 
   
I eat a balanced diet,
I do it day and night—
a pound of brownies on my left,
a pound upon my right.

And filling up my right hand,
with clear and certain heft,
a twelve-ounce bag of jellybeans.
The same is on my left.

A candy cane in one hand,
and likewise in the other.
There are equal sweets on either side,
a big frown from my mother.

I eat a balanced diet,
but mother disagrees.
I just don’t understand it.
She’s so darned hard to please!

Text © Robert Scotellaro reprinted from Miles of Smiles, published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration © Stephen Carpenter. Any copying or use of this poem or illustration without consent is unlawful.

Click on the book cover below for more information or to buy the book.

 
 
 
go back to Food Poems

FIFA 14 Coins,FIFA Coins,MMORPG Gold,Cheap WoW Gold,Wedding Dresses,Evening Dresses,Fashion Guides,Fashion Tips,Healthy Diets,Slimming Equipment,FIFA 14 Coins,FIFA Ultimate Team Coins,Fashion Bags,Fashion Handbags,Fashion Clothes,Fashion Shoes,FIFA 14 Coins,FIFA Coins,Fashion Jewelry,Fashion Jewellery,Fashion News,Fashion Tips,FIFA 14 Coins,FIFA Coins,Fashion Guides,Fashion Trends,Wedding Dresses,Evening Dresses,Wedding Dresses,Evening Dresses