Quadrille Cheating

Drizzling icing on a cake
seems a bit like cheating
but saves the frustration
of frosting pulling up bits of cake top
as the spatula slides along
layer to layer


I cheated. For this to be a Quadrille, you must count these words, too.



Filed under Family, Life, Poetry

22 responses to “Quadrille Cheating

  1. Rosemary Nissen-Wade

    Oh yes, you’re so right!

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  2. Glenn Buttkus

    You don’t need 44 words to spread your words; so cool–kudos for your poetic brevity.

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  3. Ah, so this is how you have your cake…and eat a quadrille too 😉

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  4. that was a cute cheat and that it involved cake in my books all is good!

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  5. Clever! About the cake frosting, I heartily agree. And if you’re going to cheat, cheat up to the hilt 🙂

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  6. Makes me want that brownie, which I know is downstairs!

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  7. Lol..that was clever… adding a note at the end.

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  8. I have trouble getting my 44 words to work the way I want. How you manage 30 is beyond me… But then again, I also save the frosting for someone else! 😮

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  9. Gay

    This made me smile on not a very smiley feeling day. Good to read you again Linda.

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  10. The icing would cover up nicely ha ~

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  11. I don’t know how to drizzle in cake world but i do know how to cheat a quadrille now…brilliant

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  12. I have never iced a cake but I can imagine how a spatula might pick up pieces of the cake if things are too sticky.

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  13. I had never thought about it…a drizzling is much easier. And miss quadrille cheater…you did make me laugh with your clever addition at the end.

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  14. Ah, you scamp, how funny! I do so love being in the company of wordaholics!

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  15. Bwa ha ha! Been there! You describe it so well!

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