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5 Food Poems Worth Reading

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5 Food Poems Worth Reading

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.

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