Backhanded Compliment

clipart image of a sponge cake

inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 4 May 2022, slur.

There was an old woman from Devon,
Baked so well you might think you’re in heaven,
Scolded husband, called Jake,
Ate six slices of cake,
“But my dear”, he replied, “it was seven”.

Prompt image for the Fandango One Word Challenge prompt


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