Pass the pasta

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Pass the pasta

Farfalle, farfalline,
macaroni, rigatoni,
lasagne, fettuccine,
lumache, linguine.

Spaghetti, spaghettini,
tortelli, tortellini,
capelli, capellini,
ravioli, rotini.

Manicotti, tortelloni,
vermicelli, bucatini,

21 Comments on “Pass the pasta

  1. Ingrid has a “sonnet Sunday” planned for a few weeks time, and I thought I’d take part. But having never written a sonnet before, I had to find out how.
    As part of that, I was told that Italian is *the* language to use when writing poetry, just because it offers so many rhymes.

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    • ๐Ÿคฃ Good Luck with it. I’ve seen it, but I’m giving it a miss. There is something about the rhyming pattern in sonnets that I just don’t like, and my efforts at them are pretty pathetic.

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      • It’s written! But, yeah, I know what you mean. It was straightforward enogh onc e I got the rhythm in my head, but it’s a long rhythm. I need to look at it again at the weekend so iron out any bad words.

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      • It is a long rhythm, and the problem (for me) is that the rhyming pattern is too spread out. I’m sure yours will be fine! ๐Ÿ‘

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      • it felt a bit like a straightjacket but there again, so did limericks, once, and now they take just a few minutes. The only thing is, I don’t feel I’ll write enough of them to get a lot better.

        I suppose if ever I feel I have a subject, and feel the urge…


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