Based on an audience poll, this poem has been sponsored out of the general fund. It came from the February 2, 2016 Poetry Fishbowl and was inspired by a prompt from ellenmillion. It is an acrostic poem.
Texture more than taste creates the
Appeal of tapioca, tiny balls in
Pudding or beverages,
Incredibly soft and springy
On the tongue, rolling
Carefully over the teeth
And down the throat, so good.