Baker: What has
Able: No! Scone!
Able: Ay, scone.
Baker: Just the one?
Able: Ay, a singularly singular 'scone!'
Baker: I'd call it a scöne!
Able: You would!
Baker: What's that supposed to mean?
Able: Tomatoes, potatoes, pineapples, scones!
It's the different way that you and I say the same things.
Able: Yes - took your time - you'd call it a 'nexotic' fruit;
whereas to me it's just a common everyday 'pineapple'.
Baker: What a lot of cahones you talk.
Able: No it's gone
Baker: Scone or scöne
Able: No! My sketch idea.
Able: A scone.
Able: Oh? Is that all you can say?
Baker: Well, I mean... it's a shame, and all that; but,
it was just a sketch about a... (slowly) ...scone.
Able: 'Just' a sketch?! It was a brilliant idea;
a work of genius; a creative masterpiece; a... a...
Baker: (blandly) ... sketch about a scone.
Able: Oh, you; 'you' wouldn't know a genius sketch about
a scone if it bit you on the backside!
Baker: Is that likely? 'Scone-Sketch Bites Man!'
Able: I can see the headline now.
Baker: Whatever! (leaves)
Able: He... 'sgone!
…am taking centre stage
(in an LBN – a little black number
which is slightly ‘off the wall’)
Am I on the right lines
As I preside over my court?
I focus upon the passers-by
who are by-passing the others to gaze
solely at my décolletage;
barely pausing at the collage next to me;
before also by-passing the purchasing of a single thing.
When suddenly, I descried someone wearing…
the exact same creation as me!
Imagine my total loss of elation.
I could have cried.
Now, side by side we stand;
Imperceptible in our differences
but, one of discerning tastes
Must have preferences…
Look at her page lines!
I, am the real
This poem was inspired by the two delightful pictures above by the Natural Connections artist Sarah Louise Baker.
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Saturday 8th November 2014, 6.30 – 8.30pm
An evening of poetry by The TeaPoet Collective responding to an exhibition of paintings and sculpture by artists from The Yard Studios at Rum’s Eg Gallery.
The work is on show at Rum’s Eg art and craft gallery in Romsey from 8 October to 9 November. You are invited to look at images of the artwork on the gallery website click here…. or visit the gallery in person and write your own poem. Please send poems to email@example.com or contact them for more information.
The poetry will be presented at this lively and informal event in the first floor Cafe at Rum’s Eg, with a bar and snacks on the night. The event is free but please email teapoets to let them know if you are coming.