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Bachelor Baking Banana Bread

A Poem Composed with Banana Bread in the oven

By Gabriel HuizengaPublished 2 months ago Updated 28 days ago 1 min read
The Banana Bread in Question

A Bachelor Baking Banana Bread!

A typical 21st century scene... (?)

He's ready to eat some Banana Bread,

Waiting till an hour at 350* it's been.


A Bachelor Baking Banana Bread!

(Peanut butter was added, for flavor and crunch)

Did he follow the recipe? In over his head,

This baking bach'lor is yearning to munch.


A Bachelor Baking Banana Bread!

He'd bought six bananas, but all soon went brown;

Foregoing the trash, he surmised instead,

"These still can make something that's worth chowing down!"


A Bachelor Baking Banana Bread!

He scrounged up the ingredients, tools, and will,

to make dreams come true (of Banana Bread)

And mixed up a dough - feeling a swelling thrill!


A Bachelor Baking Banana Bread!

Whilst waiting till dough completed it's bake,

A poem, he'd write, till the hour had fled!

And have two homemade works, to share and partake.


A Bachelor Baking Banana Bread!

Even while trying to think up the next rhyme,

BEEP BEEP went the oven - "oh shoot," he said,

For done was the alotted banana-bread-baking time.


The Bachelor had Baked some Banana Bread!

Oh wonder of wonders, and joy of all joys,

It tasted half-decent - a proud step he'd just tread!

For he'd baked something that he could share and enjoy.





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About the Creator

Gabriel Huizenga

Twas for love of words that I first joined this site:

Poetry, essays, and dear short stories too;

For to live one's best is to read, and to write!

So find me in words here, and I'll find you 💙

Thanks for stopping by! :)

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  • Babs Iversonabout a month ago

    Fantastic!!! A poem and a yummy snack!!!❤️❤️💕

  • Cathy holmesabout a month ago

    Wonder of wonders, indeed. Well done.

  • Kelsey Clareyabout a month ago

    That banana bread looks delicious!

  • Such a witty poem & fun rhyme!

  • Novel Allen2 months ago

    Not many bachelors bake banana bread, wonder of wonders, it was edible. Now I feel like baking some banana bread, This really does sound like a song. Is it not funny the ideas we have to write about. Funny and tasty treat.

  • Rachel Deeming2 months ago

    Fun! I really wish I had some bananas now. I imagined this as a jaunty song!

  • JBaz2 months ago

    This was great, I could visualize you baking while thinking of this poem.

  • D.K. Shepard2 months ago

    What a fun poem! Now I’m craving banana bread…

  • John Cox2 months ago

    Adorable and fun loving poem, Gabriel. Baking tip from a former baker: roast the bananas in their skins for 15 - 20 minutes and when you add them to the batter squeeze them out like toothpaste from a tube. You might need to bake the bread a little longer, but that simple step will move the bread from good to the best you have ever eaten. If you like crunch, consider adding roughly chopped walnuts as well.

  • sleepy drafts2 months ago

    Ok, this is so fun, creative, and clever!!! I loved this. What a great way to wait for banana bread to bake. Also, the addition of peanut butter sounds mouth-wateringly delicious!! Enjoy your baked goods!! 💕

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