Lunch at My House

My salad spinner

Took off on me today

Flew across the kitchen

Smashed into a tray

Brought dishes down

As it flew by

But the lettuce is dry


  • Neville

    God speed the lettuce.. all is well
    You didn't happen to break a mirror did ya................ you made me smile again :)

  • Fay Slimm.

    Ah Lorna - - I love this kitcheny message of drummed -down catastrophe - -- however am glad your lettuce survived ...............

  • Romantic Bloom

    Lol funny, good inventions with good intentions, but alas lettuce pray for no disasters

  • The Uneducated O.A.P

    Love to have lunch at your place, sounds fun. Trouble is I don't like lettuce, could you manage a good old roast?
    Glad the lettuce is not toast.

    • Lorna

      Ate with a beautiful piece of beef rare rare rare......... oh yum............

      • The Uneducated O.A.P

        No No No, well done please, a good vet will get a rare one back on its feet. Lol

      • Trenz Pruca

        Haha... at least the lettuce was dry.

      • blue orchid

        im sure we all have had a kitchen catastrophe at one time,nice one it made me laugh

      • Goldfinch60

        good fun write that brought a smile to us all.
        I'll come to lunch, Ill eat lettuce wet or dry.


      • L. B. Mek

        an apt metaphor for so much about life, reminds me of the opening stanza to Sylvia Plath's poem 'Cut':
        'What a thrill -
        My thumb instead of an onion.
        The top quite gone
        Except for a sort of hinge'

        • Lorna

          Well can't say I was thinking metaphor as I chased it across the room......... ha! But I'm glad you make me sound smarter than I am..... thank you.

        • Poetic Dan

          Perfect timing for me and brought back memories of kid... Spinning it so fast and throwing anything on, to watch it fly off!

          Really appreciated!
          Gave me a chuckle x

        • Classicmister

          Lorna -That was a "Little Gem" - a popular variety of lettuce grown by gardeners in UK! I grow them in my grenhouse but mine stay put in their pots.

          • Lorna

            It's pitiable what I find for inspiration these days...........

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