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Ice cream by mark-cruz-334535

 

The best flavor of ice cream is vanilla.
It’s a well-known fact.
Vanilla is the flavor against which all others are judged.
Vanilla is the standard bearer, the brand prover.
If you have a fine vanilla, you have a fine ice cream, indeed.
Of course, if vanilla is too plain for you,
You can liven it up by mixing in some cherries,
Or put it between chocolate and strawberry for a Neapolitan vibe.

No, chocolate is the best flavor of ice cream.
It’s a well-known fact.
Chocolate is what everybody craves.
But if chocolate is too tame for you,
Mix it up with some nuts and marshmallows, reminiscent of rough roads.

No. The best flavor of ice cream is butter pecan.
Adventurous and refined.
You don’t need to add anything to it.
It’s perfect the way it is.
It’s a well-known fact.

My offering for The Daily Post prompt: flavorful.

4 responses »

    • When I was a little girl, my parents had a raspberry patch in the backyard. My mother would hand me a quart jar and say, “Go fill this with raspberries.” She’d rinse them and crush them with a fork and stir in a little sugar, then serve the sauce on vanilla ice cream. That’s still my favorite ice cream combination. SO much better than raspberry ripple.

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