Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony

Writing Challenge: Jan 24, 2018

Prompt: Write a poem about each of the seven deadly sins. You cannot use their names

*Seven Deadly Sins Part 5 of 7*

**Please note- I LOVE food, cooking, and eating. I strongly encourage everyone to eat their fill and enjoy the process. This is just part of the 7-Deadly Sins writing compilation- please DO NOT take this as a promotion for eating disorders or body dysmorphia. If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder please call: 800-931-2237 or visit nationaleatingdisorders.org**

 

Delicious-

Scrumptious-

Yummy-

Even if it is just “okay”

I enjoy every morsel.

Happy, sad, upset, or bored-

Food brings comfort, celebration, joy-

To every occasion.

 

Delectable-

Mouthwatering-

Tasty-

Even if it’s bland-

I’ll consume every drop and crumb-

Until it all disappears.

 

I cannot control it.

More than my share-

More than I need

I’ll eat and drink until all is empty-

“moderation” long forgotten.

 

Delightful-

Succulent-

Lip-smackingly sweet-

Excess is my only rule

When I eat.

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