INSATIABLE

via Daily Prompt: Gorge

He was more than simply overweight
He was a greedy, eating machine
Gobbling down every morsel in sight
While licking his plate clean.

Insatiable and incurable
Needing serious psychological help
He’d take his fill, then ask for more
While clearing his pantry shelf.

No matter what the occasion
His focus never seemed to stray
He’d always ask for seconds
Or that third piece of birthday cake.

He couldn’t seem to help himself
Although he often tried
Encouraged to eat healthy
He’d still ask for his fish… fried.

Sad as it was, he just couldn’t stop
His tummy getting bigger and bigger
Then one day, it finally popped
Like a gun with a hair finger trigger.

Spaghetti and meatballs, cheese puffs and chips
Spilled out all over the floor
The last words he spoke were the saddest of all
He simply asked for … more.

Image from Google Images: recipes hub.com

Author: Patty Richardson

Writer: Film scripts, poetry, short stories.

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