Sweet and Sour

My grandpa slid me a paper plate
of peanut butter and pickle
sandwiches so I sassed back
butter you can’t cook like Grandma
He grinned like a pack
of wolves, dumped it
in my lap
and growled
butter Tough

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14 thoughts on “Sweet and Sour

  1. There’s a burger joint here with a peanut butter-pickle burger…my friends love it and I think it sounds real weird. I like how you altered the nonet formatting to feature the dialogue, and I also like the audible imagery (is that a thing?) with the sliding paper plate and the growling.

  2. ‘growled’ worked perfectly after the pack of wolves metaphor. As for peanut butter and pickle; my Dad always says that peanut butter goes with anything as long as it’s the salty kind. Not sure if he’s tried this one though…

  3. I really like the effect that indenting the “spoken words” has. Oddly, I can almost get around the idea of peanut butter and pickles. It would depend on the type of pickles though.

  4. I nominated you for the three day, three quotes challenge. Simple rules are: post a different quote three days in a row, thank the person who nominated you, and choose three different blogs to nominate each day. Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to have fun with it!

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