Diet Crack

Water –
Caramel color –
Aspartame –

Caffeine feels
Glorious until you
Read the label…

My wife can live
Without it and I
Wonder how.

“Just drink water”
She likes to say,
But it can’t keep me awake
And I need to be awake
Because the internet
Might go away if I’m
Not surfing.

Bio: Ben is an author and poet from the Central Ohio area. He hosts a poetry group at the Delaware Library in Delaware, Ohio. While not working in bookkeeping and payroll, he loves to spend time with his wife and mini dachshund.

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5 thoughts on “Diet Crack

  1. Reblogged. All the best with it!

  2. Sorry, the previous comment was put on the wrong post, I have sensory processing issues that don’t work well with Reader…. great poem btw.

    1. Thank you 🙂

      1. 😊

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