Thursday, January 16, 2014

Succulent and Juicy

                                                                                    Pic by Hank
Image: One not quite ripe taken at the backyard

Succulent by nature
Initially greenish
Pick when ripened and reddish
Of various denominations
Elongated apple-like
elliptical or round

Have your fix!
Slice top and bottom
leaving the seed to be thrown
Scoop a mouthful at a time

Better yet
Blend it to good use
Drink some mango juice
Quenching parched throats
Slurping and wanting more!

(55 words)

For Victoria's hosting at d'Verse with  Banish
Boredom Rx.verbs shared with the G-Man's 55

30 comments:

  1. oh i could get into slurping...smiles...i love fruit...far more than chocolate...we used to have orange, lime and banana trees when we lived in florida...

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    1. The tropical fruit trees in your backyard. Just like home Brian! When we were visiting Disney World at one of the attractions was mentioned 4 angled beans of which we have in abundance here. The way it was mentioned they could be found there as well. I'm not surprised. But I didn't see any!

      Hank

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  2. Mangos are gorgeous on the tree. I had no idea. My oldest daughter loves the seeds - I don't like that they stain…

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    1. That is true Marge! I like slurping the seeds too. It is just like eating chickens with bony parts that make it swell. When I mentioned throwing away the seed it is what the hotel people do.They have no time to trim off what's left.
      By the way, thanks for your immediate comments considering the fact that you mentioned you might only come in sometime later (giving time for your loving kids first) Really appreciate it Ma'am!

      Hank

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  3. Hank...
    Mangos ROCK!!!
    Great job on both prompts
    Loved your Fruity 55
    Thanks for playing, thanks for your great support
    Have a Kick Ass Week End....G

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  4. Love those mangoes. This is a great one, Hank. Delicious!

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  5. Mangoes...I think my favorite fruit...great job on describing their awesome-ness, Hank!

    Gayle ~

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  6. A nice and tight 55.. well done, Hank. I lived in Costa Rica for a few years and picked many a mango, tasted them both green and sweet. Nature at its finest! Lovely poem.

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  7. oh i wish we had a mango tree in our garden... they don't grow over here and i so love them....among my top ten fruits...hmmmmmm

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  8. Ah! " Mango" the king of fruits. Abundant here in India!!

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  9. Scoop a mouthful at a time -
    Love this, enjoy the moment, and pleasure the taste. Very nice.

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  10. Mm, Mango anything is welcome here. Great picture and quite a sensual poem.

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  11. Wonderful descriptive poem. enjoyed the read Hank.

    Yvonne.

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  12. I love mangoes and this poem made me crave for them...nice one Hank.

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  13. I love mangoes Hank ~ I missed them here in Canada as they are rather small ~ Slurping is the best way to enjoy them ~

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  14. Oh, there is nothing better than a good mango. I devour them when we can get them here (which is not at present - sigh). My grandkids like them too. The mango you photographed looks longer and thinner than those we see. Ours are rounder. Your poem made me wish I could get my hands (and mouth) on a mango!

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  15. Really enjoyed seeing mango orchards, and devouring the fruit the week we spent on the big island of Hawaii; otherwise we have to wait for the supermarkets to place them out for us; mango juice rocks too.

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  16. So nice when they are in your own backyard, we had cherry, apple and a few other trees growing up, although i can no longer eat fruit

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  17. The wonder of nature to bring us such beauty.. love the slurping of such delicacies...

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  18. I don't think I've ever had one. They apparently get rave reviews.

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  19. Life without mangoes is unthinkable...Yet I must say Hank your mangoes compared to the North Queensland Bowen mango pale in comparison and so do your bananas.
    Send us some of your monsoon rain:) Good slurping mango poem:)

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  20. yumm!! i definitely want more!! the verbs tingle my taste buds!

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