Ode to Wendy’s Chili
Warm, slightly spicy but not too hot
Filling and satisfying right on the spot
You give me an excuse to drive off from school
A mid day recharge for much needed fuel.
Oh Wendy’s chili
I should probably feel silly
Spilling my love for you here
But I cannot resist when you’re near!
Workers have told me to stay clear of you
That you’re merely burnt ends of burgers in a tomato-y stew
I don’t care what they think or what they say
I’ll continue to eat you on a chill autumn day.
Question: is there anything more intolerable than a high school thespian troupe?
Little Sally Walker went
To dream about the stage.
She poured her heart out on the ground —
a puddle to the page.
And when the cameras began to click,
Amidst flowers in the air,
She gathered her ego
And took a bow:
The fairest of the fair.
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