sugar for may challenge

Essence of life to some people,
For some its pure poison or more,
I belong with those lucky people,
Who can have it more and some more!

Just can’t think of a cup of tea,
Without sugar, sugar free.
It will be a nightmare!
Too cruel, wicked, unfair!

Sharmishtha basu
9.5.11

Form Rispetto ~ A Rispetto an Italian form which is a complete poem of two rhyming quatrains abab ccdd. Syllable count is 8 per line

May Challenge by Golden Hair Bear:
May 9th: The syrup for Coca Cola is invented by Atlanta Pharmacist John Styth Permerton. Write a poem about sugar. (1886)

11 thoughts on “sugar for may challenge

  1. Pingback: Responses to May 9th: Sugar « Verse in a Nutshell

    • will check it out when i visit you. it is tough i am lucky that GHB chose this month for the challenge. by the end of this month i will have quite a nice amount of practice in writing rispetto. 🙂

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