The Kitchen Song

The Kitchen Song

She loves him sweet and tender
She loves him with pies and cake
She loves him with buttery little biscuits
The kind she likes to bake.

She loves him good and hearty
She loves him with beef stew
She loves him with ribs and goulash
And rich bowls of thick burgoo.

She loves him hot and spicy
She loves him with red cayenne
She loves him with jalapeno peppers
And secret recipes from the Yucatan.

She loves him dark and steamy
She loves him with coffee and cream
She loves him with Earl Grey and Oolong
And toddies spiked with Jim Beam.

She loves him in so many ways
She loves him the best she can
She loves him sweet and good and hot,
Her sweet talkin’ everlovin’ man.

— This is an old poem written for Bob as a Valentine one year. Still one of my silliest and one of my favorites. I hope you won’t mind if I re-post it again today.
Sending you hearts and flowers and a day filled with love! K

40 thoughts on “The Kitchen Song

  1. i would def not mind a love with coffee…or even earl grey…smiles…a delicious velentines poem…and a fun rhyme scheme to it as well kathleen…happy valentines you you…smiles.

  2. Sweetly delightful. Have you thought of a companion piece to this? Tangible metaphors for how he loves you back? You have me thinking whether or not I could come up with a pair of twin poems like that. Inspiring! Happy ❤ day.

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