use the following quote, from Terry Pratchett’s Carpe Jugulum, as a foundation: “Don’t trust the cannibal just ’cos he’s usin’ a knife and fork!”

withrealtoads Sunday Mini-Challenge: Carpe Jugulum 
“Please craft a new poem that speaks of your thoughts/feelings on Terry Pratchett’s quote”

How can I love
you when you’re
all you
You’re so very vain.


The teacup dictionary poem was created by Rose Jones in 2009.

 (five syllables) (Title)

(four syllables)
(three syllables)
(two syllables)
(one syllables)
(five syllables and observation)




9 thoughts on “Egotistical

  1. Debi, right away I thought of Ecclesiastes 1King James Version (KJV), Chapter 1:
    “Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity”
    Also, the song, “You’re so vain.”
    This is a very nice mini-poem.

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    • I sort of made tweaked it for the prompt here is the actual ex.

      Anorexia (five syllables)

      Low self esteem (four syllables)
      Too skinny (three syllables)
      Starving (two syllables)
      Waif (one syllables)
      Dying to be thin (five syllables and observation)
      – written by Just2Write


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