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,
a-load-of-old-poni,
vermicelli, bucatini,
tasti-the-same-to-me.

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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