Mixed up stuff in a dumpster truck
Placed in front, lost out lady luck

Cut up chunks of a coral snake
Left in an oven too cold to bake

The dyed rice in a toxic brew
That if eaten leaves eyes askew

Yellow red and burnt out browns
Craftily topped with lemony crowns

Seriously! Carrots too! In the milieu
Gulp and keep in a murderous stew

No mutton or chicken or even beef
Dead and barren like a burnt out reef

Charred remains of onion flakes
Now have to eat whatever it takes

Pooch wagged and lowered his snout
Hair raised cat, lost, screeched about

Flies too nose dived into the morass
Like so many soldiers dying of gas

Girl who cooked it will kick me out
Send me spiting in a coughing bout


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saadat tahir
22nd Mar, 2013
Islamabad.