“Butter on a Doughnut”

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Yummy...but with butter?

“Butter on a Doughnut”

Butter on a doughnut

like ketchup on a steak

seems a bit excessive

for one's health sake.

Just try to eat what's good for you

and exercise each day.

Go easy on fats and sugar

and drink water along the way.

If now and then you have a slip,

don’t worry fret and stew.

You won't be perfect all the time.

Just smile and start anew.

Lois Caslin

Lois “Mike” Caslin is a long time Mount Lake Terrace, Washington resident and member of Ariele Huff’s writing group at the Mount Lake Terrace Senior Center.

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