A Haiku or Two, on Pastries

October 11, 2014

Our thoughts on food and cooking
In seventeen beats. 


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i always want to
add an extra "i": croissaints.
(i never took French.)


i make sure to eat
all the buttery flakes that
adhere to the bag. 

Are you inspired to write a poem about a pain au chocolat? The comments below are a safe space to express yourself.

Photo by James Ransom


AntoniaJames October 18, 2014
Tarte aux pommes, pain au<br />chocolat, en France, toute seule <br />en vélo. parfait.
craftykimber October 13, 2014
warm and crumbly<br />flaky sticky gooey ooze<br />texture entices
catalinalacruz October 12, 2014
Pain au chocolat<br />On my plate at breakfast time<br />Only crumbs remain
Pegeen October 12, 2014
Three almond-anointed shoes <br />Point toward the king<br /><br />Which one will he choose, <br />eat, disregard<br />
Pegeen October 12, 2014
Sorry... I've been binge-watching "Reign"
Catherine L. October 12, 2014
Never have I been<br />So paralyzed by choice, as<br />At a pastry shop.
mrslarkin October 12, 2014
Oh! Scone, you lovely<br />pastry. Warm, crumbly, and so<br />good with jam and cream.
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Sarah J. October 12, 2014
That made me hungry.
vvvanessa October 12, 2014
it doesn't matter<br />if i say "kouign amann" wrong--<br />i can point at it
Kristen M. October 11, 2014
I like to bite, not<br />tear, into Tartine's for hot <br />huffs of yeasty air.
Catherine L. October 11, 2014
YES, Adam!
Adam J. October 11, 2014
My muffin top is<br />all that, whole grain and low fat.<br />Call me Liz Lemon.
gvalley October 11, 2014
Marian B. October 12, 2014