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A Little Tuna Left In The Bowl

Updated on March 29, 2017

I Couldn't Wait

I had to eat it as is

It took too long to get the bread

Reach for a fork

I got a spoon and started to eat

One mouthful then another

I even used a flexible rubber hand cake frosting spreader

Lack of a better name

To scoop around the edges the spoon couldn't reach

Cravings are funny things

When you mind wants them

It finds ways to fulfill it's desire

It maybe be a little thing

Have you ever done what I did ?

Now my stomach full

I get a yogurt for dessertI try to eat some what healthy

Having fruit and vegetables when possible

Sweet snacks are always tempting

Chips and popcorn I could eat all day

So I get something to fill that empty space

I will have salty and sugary snacks off and on

The more I eat better choices

I think I would forget about those other options

Not entirely true

For me at least

I am a juice lover

I have heard all that sugar isn't good for you

So I have changed to flavored water

Better than tonic, soda and in other parts of the country they say pop

I wonder if we if we can have different words for vegetables too

To describe those amazing veggies

Nutritious sticks, healthy bits

I wonder if you can think of a better name

Maybe if rename all the healthy foods

If desirable, interesting names

We would be craving them more

Just a thought

One of many that continues to flow

A constant source of information

That will take me from point A to point B

One that excites my inner being

I plan to translate those feelings

In to a whole new vocabulary

That I can refer to when I am under the weather

To perk me up like a great big Spruce

Where I can look up to the open skies

Not down upon me and the world that cries

I am hooked on a feeling

It is not going to stop

It's only going to get stronger every day

This is where I feel my energy

Not in being bored and dull

My wife is the first to say I have lost all my senses

You better get checked out

It's not right to get excited about such little things

I say why not

Just because nobody else does

It doesn't mean it's not right

People find thousands of ways to be sad and unhappy

Is that right ?

To teach young children about life

Time for a change

Change for the better

My phone is ringing

It's my wife

Got to go

Talk more later

Please let me know your thoughts ?

Two views hardly make up a good decision

Any plans for today ?

Whatever you decide to do

Make it a happy one for you


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    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      18 months ago

      Shyron E Shenko I love your verses. You make me want to open a can right now. When I was younger I would eat half the can just by taking chunk after chunk while I was making tuna to eat. I also love the to toast my bread and add tomatoes, pickle, onion, celery. Oh so good. Thank you for reading and sharing.

    • Shyron E Shenko profile image

      Shyron E Shenko 

      18 months ago from Texas

      Dream On, I love tuna in a salad in a sandwich, or right from a can

      I love tuna anytime so I keep a lot on hand

      I also love the sweets but I know that they are bad

      And I will not ever tell how many sweets I've had



      Blessings my friend

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      18 months ago

      Gypsy Rose Lee I like tuna because it tastes good and quick to make. Thank you for reading and sharing. Happy Friday.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      18 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      You made me think about tuna. When I lived in the states I loved tuna on sandwiches, in casseroles I was a happy camper. Here we cannot get normal canned tuna and it is expensive. I miss tuna.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      18 months ago

      Dora Isaac Weithers My wife has hooked on Dannon light and fit Greek crunch yogurt. It doesn't taste like yogurt and it's good for me. I eat one a day. Maybe you can give it a try. Thank you so much and have a thrilling afternoon. Manatita 44 Now with summer coming I love fresh fruit. I love people who enjoy all parts of life. Working, Eating, sleeping, exercising what ever we do that makes us happy. Thank you for all your nice comments.

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      18 months ago from london

      Sugar doesn't help me at all, and yes, cravings are funny things. As long as you stay joyful, Bro. Cool!

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      Dora Weithers 

      18 months ago from The Caribbean

      "Cravings are funny things." How true! I may not think about it for weeks, then see it on an ad or hear its name and the craving takes over. A little satisfaction now and then doesn't mean that I've lost control.

    • DREAM ON profile imageAUTHOR

      DREAM ON 

      18 months ago

      John Hansen I could eat ice cream by the bowl and brownies by the tray. I eat celery and carots a lot. Prunes are good for the bowels and string beans for a snack. Lots of water will hold me over till meal time. Same here if my wife buys the junk food I will eat it. Thank you for reading and sharing.

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      John Hansen 

      18 months ago from Queensland Australia

      This was an enjoyable read, Dream On. I agree they should change the name of healthy foods to make them sound more enticing. I love savoury snacks like chips and popcorn but if we don't have them in the house I am fine and don't really miss them.


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