The Breakfast Buffet


Thrifty words challenge #9: Greed

My competition winning piece – thanks to The Bad Influence:

Photo by Joel Goodman on Unsplash

Strategising as they wait to be released, salivating.


A fast waddle to the spread before the final lunge to the sausages; piling the bacon onto their towering hash browns; an elaborate game of breakfast Jenga, returning multiple times with aggressive determination.


I, muesli watch in serene fascination.

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