Meet Diet for Vegetarians

Red-winged dove in vegetables

Some veggies here, of kinds we love,

And in their midst, a red-winged dove –

It’s near the centre, you will see

If you should search most carefully …

Believe you have it?  Look again,

For what you find may cause you pain,

Religiously, you (to be brief)

Have latched onto a false ‘be leaf’!

False Bird Be Leaf


© April 2016 Colonialist (WordPress)

About colonialist

Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies.
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20 Responses to Meet Diet for Vegetarians

  1. Such beautiful veggies!


  2. You trickster, you! Is it still April Fool’s Day?


  3. very well done! I often think we see what we are looking for!


  4. susielindau says:

    Looks good enough to eat! Great prose.


  5. calmgrove says:

    Ha! For the wings of a dove
    far away, far away have I roved
    when all at once and after all
    it was mauve not green
    that into sight had hoved …


  6. Stephanie Haahjem says:

    You had ME fooled! What lovely greens!

    Liked by 1 person

  7. toutparmoi says:

    Perused your post,
    Did not believe it.
    Gave it my most,
    And saw you’d leafed it.


  8. disperser says:

    The first photo loaded after the second one. On the first, it does look like a bird of some kind (again, suggestion works). On the second photo, it looks like . . . I better not say.


  9. Beautiful looking greens – and reds – Col.


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