Shopping Aisle Talk

Shopping Aisle Talk

A Poem by John Alexander McFadyen

A Tanka


Suddenly you spoke,

as we browsed discounted food.

You can't eat kippers.

They are your favourite fish

but they don't agree with you.



© 2019 John Alexander McFadyen

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shopping aisles can hold a great deal of mystery and intrigue ... seems to have grown worn for these two fishers :)))))))
ps. been meaning to say i appreciate the music too .. she is incredible in my book

Posted 2 Hours Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

2 Hours Ago

Perhaps so 'E'. I read somewhere that food stores are high on the list for people meeting new partne.. read more
Definitely a scintalating conversation! Most likely the kippers would find us most disagreeable! By the way is kippers a breakfast cereal?!

Posted 13 Hours Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

5 Hours Ago

Kipper is a smoked fish (herring) generally eaten at breakfast lol. Cheers
i like this because it reminds me of so many conversations struck up in the grocery store...
always fun to meet people in the frozen food aisle...and both people to find a thawing with a good chat.

Posted 6 Days Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

6 Days Ago

You are a brave fellow Jacob! I don't dally near the frozen food as it always feels too cold for any.. read more

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Added on May 15, 2019
Last Updated on May 15, 2019


John Alexander McFadyen
John Alexander McFadyen

Brixworth, England, United Kingdom

Well, have a long and complicated story and started it as an autobiography on Bebo but got writer's block/memory fogging. People liked it though and kept asking for the next chapter! fools.. more..