Distrust of Blue Raspberries

Distrust of Blue Raspberries

A Poem by emptyinkwell
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The "natural flavoring" in many berry flavored foods actually come from a chemical called Castoreum, which can be found in a beaver's butt. Look it up.

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I don't trust people who say their favorite flavor is blue raspberry.

It takes on a blue hue - 
And that's odd - 
Even blueberries aren't really blue.

It tastes of sugar
And of all natural, organic beaver butt
And smells like benzene.

It exists for the purpose of existing,
Forced to take on a facade
So as not to be confused with watermelon, cherry, and strawberry.

It's a fake fruit
With a fake color
And a fake taste.

I don't like people who are fake.

© 2018 emptyinkwell


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Blue raspberries haven't reached these parts of the world yet. Even if it gets here .... after your mentioning of beaver but taste, I am not going anywhere near it.
I keep away from fake things and fake people as well.
Very informative and thought evoking writing about all things artificial!
To extract castoreum, have they been decimating beaver population???

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

Forgot to mention: Blue raspberries don't exist. It's just that, in America, a lot of our raspberry .. read more
Mrudula Rani

11 Months Ago

Raspberry are actually red. are't they? I hope this blue color has no harmful side effects!
emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

They are actually red, yes. The blue began when ice pops wanted to differentiate their flavors but r.. read more



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Dealing with fake people has to be one of the most exhausting things you can do. No conversation is honest, its all what should be said or whats cool to say. No personality of their own so one is created and acted out. I like the berry analogy. Really enjoyed and related to this poem! Well done 👏

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

I agree! Even worse is when someone tries so hard to be different or seem real that the fakeness ooz.. read more
very interesting approach to the fake people thing, I'm sure I'll never eat blue raspberry the same way again, and I almost guarantee at some point I'll start randomly laughing about beaver butts and no one will have any idea what I'm on about

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

Haha, that happens to me all the time. Everything I know is so esoteric tha tno one ever knows what .. read more
Wow, I liked this! Hahaha!
I loved this right from the onset!
I'm still chuckling at this. Thoughts expressed in such fashion.
You made my day!


Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

Thanks, my friend. :)
Well, your title certainly sucked me in. That's going for it. I think you could've had a bit of a smoother transition from your critique of blue raspberry to your critique of fake people (blue raspberry people), but otherwise the piece is very nice. Thank you very much for submitting!
Arriam

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

You make a very good point, Arriam. Thanks for the review!
I am educated now my friend. I never saw blue raspberries. Maybe a good thing. Thank you for sharing the entertaining poetry.
Coyote

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

Oof I forgot that a lot of people here aren't American. We don't have blue raspberries either, but a.. read more
Yes I am fake and I love anything what go out of any sexual or social norms. You can hate me . I will love you back

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

Haha, your self-awareness proves that you are more real than you want me to believe. That's fine. I .. read more
Persona  Anonymous

11 Months Ago

I wish you lot of,success in your villain mission.
emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

And to you as well.
Blue raspberries haven't reached these parts of the world yet. Even if it gets here .... after your mentioning of beaver but taste, I am not going anywhere near it.
I keep away from fake things and fake people as well.
Very informative and thought evoking writing about all things artificial!
To extract castoreum, have they been decimating beaver population???

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

Forgot to mention: Blue raspberries don't exist. It's just that, in America, a lot of our raspberry .. read more
Mrudula Rani

11 Months Ago

Raspberry are actually red. are't they? I hope this blue color has no harmful side effects!
emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

They are actually red, yes. The blue began when ice pops wanted to differentiate their flavors but r.. read more
Going through the fruit department demanding recompense on dodgy fruit.
The fruiterer is looking a bit nonplused.
I think you've hit on something here.
Heading to the meat department now. I'll get back to you.

Posted 11 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

emptyinkwell

11 Months Ago

Haha, yes, please let them know I'm onto them about the nitric oxide infused meats. Thanks for the r.. read more

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