Poetry and food seem intrinsically related in some aspects: their call for beauty and for substance alike. And some of the great poets of the english language have picked up on this duality, combining their craft to their love for food.
Here are 5 food poems by notorious poets, for all tastes.
Valentine, Carol Ann Duffy
For the hopeless romantic.
The Health-food Diner, Maya Angelou
For the meat-lover.
This Is Just To Say, William Carlos Williams
For the gluttonous.
The Walrus and the Baker's Man, Lewis Carroll
For the extravagant and frivolous.
Cherries, Wilfred Wilson Gibson
For the young at heart.