Monday, December 12, 2022

Planted: Poetry Monday


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Poetry Monday's once a week.
I bet you know which day.
I don't participate every time,
But today I've come out to play.

My friends assign each week a theme,
Potted Plants is what they chose.
Now it's up to all of us,
to put our thoughts into prose.

"Dumb as a potted plant," they say, 
an insult, the saying's meant to relay.
Just sitting there in a pot of clay,
no understanding of joy or dismay,
But plant life, is it really that bad?
Sitting in the sun sure makes me glad!
Never make beds or vacuum their pad,
no political views to be heard . . . or had. 
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Naturally beautiful sitting there,
don't apply makeup nor comb their hair.
some grow flowers, or peppers or pear,
no matter who you are, they'll always share.

Yes, there's no yummy breakfast meal,
but remember this is part of the deal,
no need to slice, or crack or peel,
nor chapped dishwashing hands to feel.


French Toast Breakfast Hoagie | recipe developed by | #recipe #breakfast
French Toast Breakfast Hoagie
"Dumb as a potted plant," they say,
but looking around me with dismay,
I have to wonder, just for one day,
might it not be nice to be that way?


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French Toast Breakfast Hoagie

Ingredients (makes 2):
2 hoagie rolls
2 TBSP butter
4 eggs, divided
1/4 cup milk
salt and pepper to taste
1/3 cup shredded colby jack cheese
4 slices Canadian bacon

*Cut the rolls in half, but not all the way through. Carefully open, making sure to keep the top attached to the bottom.
*Whisk together 2 of the eggs with the milk, salt, and pepper.
*In a large skillet, melt 1 TBSP butter over medium heat.
*Dip both sides of the rolls in the whisked egg mixture, then place, open side down, into the melted butter. Cook until the bottom is browned. 
*Flip, press down slightly, and cook the other side. Remove from the pan, place on a plate, and spread the colby jack cheese on the bottom half of the inside of the roll.
*Melt the remaining butter in a small skillet. Cook the Canadian bacon, flipping once, just a minute on each side to heat. Place in the rolls over the cheese.
*In the same small skillet, cook the remaining 2 eggs according to your liking, fried or over easy. Place one egg on each sandwich, slice and serve.


  1. Ohmyword, yes! For a day or two...blissful!

  2. Good point about plants! And where do you come up with these unusual recipes? Love.

    1. The recipes are a process, an idea starts, but it has to roll around in my head for a while before it finally comes together enough for me to fell like I'm ready to try it.

  3. I would love to be a plant basking in the sun, but that would imply its sunny out. We've had nothing but gloom for days!

    1. It's been mostly pretty gloomy here too, wishing both of us some sunshine.

  4. Reminds me of my Grandfather. He would tell us kids “Wish I was a rock sitting on on a hill. I wouldn’t wash or do anything. I’d just sit there for a hundred years, by gosh.” Best of my memory many years ago. Donna.

  5. I've always thought that plants are brilliant. I still believe it. If only some people would be half as brilliant as a potted plant.

    1. LOL, I can name a number of people who wouldn't measure up.

  6. I feel for potted plants, unable to move and dodge so many of the hazards they face, rooted in place. But dumb? Never.

  7. Yes, please, it would be nice to have no cares or worries for a day, just soak up sun and water and nutrients and do nothing but grow.


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