Detrimental

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image: Telegraph co.uk

Detrimental

 

New routes home –

Going abroad alone –

And practice of talking to strangers

They tell us are things detrimental

 

Juicy red meat –

Fried foods that we eat –

And the amount we drink

Too are things – detrimental

 

But to see only the same street –

Never a new person to meet –

Bland diets with no treats –

Is this to real life, not detrimental?

 

Padre

 

Thank you Fandango for the excellent prompt: Detrimental

 

5 thoughts on “Detrimental

  1. Okay, before anyone cries “foul,” I acknowledge that I am a teetotal pescetarian. I am an avid traveler and one who enjoys good food, however, so the sentiment and the thrust of the poem is from the heart.

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