I PREFER ‘RED’

FREE VERSE

AS I BECAME OF AGE

RED WINE MIXED WITH PERRIER QUENCHED MY THIRST

ON THE SIDE, CRUSTY FRENCH BREAD TOPPLED WITH FRESH GOAT CHEESE DELIGHTED MY PALETTE

IT WAS MY GRANDMOTHER’S REMEDY FOR ALL AILMENTS

AND STILL TODAY DO I ENJOY A TOASTY MORSEL WITH A SWALLOW OF ‘RED’

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