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Rated: E · Poetry · Contest Entry · #2168519
A poem about a cake using personification.
*CakeP* The Cake of the Party *CakeP*

I'm not just a delight, I'm also a treat,
most would say I'm so doggone sweet!
I wait for my date to bring me flour,
molding me with intent to devour.


I sat there quietly, looking my best,
even more decadent then all the rest.
I must admit, my taste is rich,
the candles are lit, off goes the switch.


It's time for a party and I am the star,
displayed for all to see, near and far.
It's not so hard, actually a piece of cake
to look this good, make no mistake.


So grab your forks, dig in for a taste,
the end is near, no time to waste.
Pop goes the champagne, away goes the cork.
Next time you be the cake, and I'll be the fork.


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Lines: 16
Rhyme Scheme: a-a-b-b c-c-d-d e-e-f-f g-g-h-h

Written for the contest "PersonITfication -on HIATUS from 1/12/19
Prompt: Using the monthly picture, show off your skill using personification - give inanimate objects human qualities.
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