Pi Poem?

Today’s prompt at The Poetry Park calls for a particular format, described by Susan Shoeffield as one that is  built around the root of Pi. Specifically, this one is called the Chronos, which equates to Pi2 or 9.8696. It’s an unrhymed, five-line poem with a syllable count per line of 9-8-6-9-6. 

Not so much into structured poems but it is fun to explore a new-for-me type of poem. Ironically, this Pi prompt follows a day of baking an actual pie. This is a once a year or two venture for me so the results are often unique, to say the least. I experimented with baking it in a casserole dish rather than the usual pie plate serving dish. Granted, the shape was not traditional but the taste was quite delicious. Here is the poem that I wrote for the Pi prompt.

2015 HOMEMADE APPLE PIE!
2015 HOMEMADE APPLE PIE!

Pie for Tea

I baked a Northern Spy apple pie

with rustic homemade oatmeal crust

cinnamon brown sugar

mixed with a few dashes of butter —

savoury aroma!

© 2015 Patricia A. McGoldrick

CINNAMON CRISP DAYS OF FALL!

This week has been a smooth start for our traditionally chilly autumn.

With evening temperatures close to the daytime level,  it has been so pleasant for walking in the neighbourhood after supper.

2013 PINK CLOUDS!
2013 PINK CLOUDS!

The sky has been alternating between light white clouds, blue background and even a bit of pink!

Apples are everywhere!

This is a great time to buy local and to enjoy a healthy snack, grown close to home.

Time to mix a bit of cinnamon with a few of the local varieties. Apple crisp in the slow cooker is a treat for dessert.

Check out this recipe for apple cranberry coconut crisp by Judith Finlayson. I have made this several times, with a few alterations. Not so much of a cranberry fan so I add blueberries. Whatever you choose, the result is delicious, fills the house with a wonderful aroma and is ready to serve in a relatively short time. Keeps well in the refrigerator for a couple of days.

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2013 LOCAL ONTARIO APPLES!

Have a great weekend, All ! Maybe check out a local market or apple festival, or two! 🙂

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