Staples is one of my I need poems, a reflection on what keeps us nicely stapled together. The word “staple” is very interesting because it defines daily basics as well as the light bent wire that keeps pages together.
This is what the Collins Dictionary says:
A staple food, product, or activity is one that is basic and important in people’s everyday lives.
Rice is the staple food of more than half the world’s population.
The Chinese also eat a type of pasta as part of their staple diet.
Staple goods are disappearing from the shops.
Synonyms: principal, chief, main, key More Synonyms of staple
Stapleis also a noun.
Fish is a staple in the diet of many Africans.
…boutiques selling staples such as jeans and T-shirts.
2. countable noun
A staple is something that forms an important part of something else.
Political reporting has become a staple of American journalism. [+ of]
3. countable noun
Staples are small pieces of bent wire that are used mainly for holding sheets of paper together firmly. You put the staples into the paper using a device called a stapler.Collins Dictionary
I Need Poems – Staples
What are your staples? Please comment and let me know!