The Baker and the Poetess.

The Muffins baked at home yesterday.

Now, please don’t think that this posting of the picture was done in purpose to make you all drool. πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰

Ok, I had posted this one in FB yesterday and thanks to all of you, for the tremendous response. The main reason for posting this, is the awesome poem by dear Suranga, which made the muffins all the more delicious. πŸ™‚

So, here it is, for you all too. Bite into the muffins, read through the poem and have a great day. πŸ™‚

on a hot afternoon,
tired from school,
by the rasam
and curd rice,
they sprawl
with a book,
worrying about
dance class,
the need
to visit the mall
and look for Endhiran tees
very soon…..

But there’s something
in the air…
a whiff of chocolate
and vanilla
and cinnamon
around the corner,
and they
rush in
wide awake
to see
fresh baked scrumptious
and a delighted Mom
clicking them.

Muffins with vanilla icecream, anyone ?

And do you know what ???? The poem describes the scene at my home yesterday, in perfect detail. I don’t know, how Suranga got all of them in perfect understanding. Hugs to you, Suranga….for this lovely poem and for just reading too much through my muffins. πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜‰ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚


About UmaS

A Stay At Home Mom trying desperately to make a difference, in whatever I do !!!
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42 Responses to The Baker and the Poetess.

  1. suranga says:

    Thank you, Uma ! Actually the visual was so wonderful, and I just imagined how I would have reacted as a young girl (50 years ago) , and wrote the poem. Shameless me . Generations may change, but reactions to muffins will always remain unchanged , and it always helps to know the cultural ethos in various regions of the country…….

    So did you try it with vanilla icecream ?…:-))))


    • UmaS says:

      There was no time for Vanilla ice-cream…the muffins vanish at the speed of the flying saucers… πŸ˜› πŸ˜› πŸ˜›

      I liked the way you reacted as a young girl…makes it all the more lovely. πŸ™‚

      So, now I know, what to give you, when we meet… πŸ˜‰ πŸ˜›


  2. Swaram says:

    Wowww Lovely muffins and a wonderful poem to go with it πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚


  3. shail says:

    This is too good πŸ™‚


  4. Scribbler says:

    Loved the picture and of course the poem πŸ™‚


  5. Deeps says:

    What a beautiful and delicious poem to go with the droolicious muffins!! πŸ™‚


  6. lostworld says:

    Suranga’s poem also made me smell imaginary muffins at work!!! Your picture has me drooling. Wonderful post πŸ™‚


  7. Lakshmi says:

    Awesome. The muffins and the poem πŸ™‚


  8. DI says:

    There you go showing me yummy food again! Uma, how in the world will I NOT overeat if you do this!
    On the side, The poem is SO awesome! πŸ˜€


  9. Bikram says:

    ok the poem is beautiful but but I am a food junkie so to me the CAKES do it alll YUMMMYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY and now i am drooling πŸ™‚ i guess i got to visit the Greggs bakery at lunch time πŸ™‚


  10. Smitha says:

    Can’t decide which is better – the muffins or the poem πŸ™‚ They go together so so well πŸ™‚ And I can so imagine the scene πŸ™‚


  11. Agnes says:

    OK it’s settled, I am coming over to your house. Make sure Bins is there too πŸ™‚


  12. Agnes says:

    p/s: Make me some mango lassee too will you? πŸ˜€


  13. deviantwave says:

    Sigh nobody invites me over or sends me muffin … Siiiggghh .. first it was sigh’ing at DI’s blog and now yours … Sigh …


  14. Meira says:

    I’m still trying to decide which is more appealing…the muffins or the poem πŸ™‚


  15. Shilpa Garg says:

    Wow! Yummy looking muffins and lovely words for it!! Simply awesome! πŸ™‚


  16. Garima says:

    And Drool I am………..YUmmy in my tummy… as my daughter would say!


  17. Ashwathy says:

    How many times have I told you, you make me want to shift to Chennai…PERMANENTLY??? Like, next to ur place? :mrgreen:


  18. Pallavi says:

    Vorey too much, Uma!!!! Awesome!!!

    @Ashwathy- I second you on that πŸ™‚


  19. What words and what amazing muffins..


  20. Muffins worth a stuffin’ – love this post. So lovely when bloggers connect in this way. You’ve got a wonderful community going here, Uma πŸ™‚


  21. Sandhya says:

    Hmmm, the muffins look very very tasty! I had stopped doing it for sometime now…calories! Now, I may have to it, you have tempted me, Uma!

    Suranga’s imagination…she is young at heart…beautiful and apt words!


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