Bland

inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 4 August 2021, bone.

A missionary in a tight spot,
Ended up in the cannibals’ pot.
Then they ate him up, whole,
Left not even a bone.
Could have used some more pepper, they thought.


Prompt image for the Fandango One Word Challenge prompt

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