On The Menu -------------------------------------------
On The Menu
gnawing hunger leads me to your table
where I hope to find delectable treats
served fresh daily
so I'll place my order
but your take-out offerings
are all I can get
because I've arrived too late
to have a sit-down repast
couldn't even get service with a smile
so here's my tip....
I'll probably dine elsewhere
and find a corner booth
that allows me to sit side-by-side
with my short-order dreams
This is a fun little metaphor for a relationship. And, it is true. What is promised is not always delivered.
I like the idea of ordering "off" menu, myself. Give me exactly what I'm craving or else I will not be a repeat patron. lol
Anyway, I thought some of your word choices here were great. And I love your "tip".
A quick thought this gave.
The difference between fancy restaurants and little diners. (Besides the obvious) It's how you dress. When you go out to a fancy restaurant, you dress fancy. When you go to a little diner, you dress like you. You remain you.
This applies to the majority; some people might dress "normal" at fancy restaurants.
It's like love. You can always go for those high-class, beautiful people, but to get them, you have to act like someone you're not. Whereas if you stay "in your league" so to speak, you can be yourself and not have to worry too much about trying to impress them.
And heck, sometimes we just want some take-out.
I didn't know what to think of this metaphor at first. I thought it might be a little dread. But I can see now that it makes a lot of sense.