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When the Candy Corn Attacks

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When the Candy Corn Attacks

When the candy corn attacks The yellow and the orange And the ever sweetened white All come after you They take you in their sweetness Enveloped and morphed inside Grand scheme of candy delight To take you within Just when you thought you were safe Candy corn comes attacking Right on the offensive track With high awareness The yellow slows you way down And orange curls your stomach And white takes and knocks you out Combination punch Of all the Halloween tricks This one seems the deadliest To the weary partygoers Trying to have fun
Entrant into Joyce Johnson's "My Favorite" contest 9/1/2012

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  1. Date: 9/6/2012 6:33:00 AM
    I was thinking of the cutsey Halloween song....ATTACK!! OF THE KILLER TOMATOES!! lol.

  1. Date: 9/6/2012 6:32:00 AM
    Yummy-licious sweet tooth attack!! I really like the angle and title of this poem...utterly unique!! They do scheme against us...especially bad time of the yr to go on a diet!! gwendolen

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 5:03:00 PM
    Cute work..Got a chuckle..That used to be one of my favorites now it takes funny..Ha!Ha!...Yes, yesterday..That is with a few years inbetween...Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 9/1/2012 4:35:00 PM
    Good luck Russell in the contest...candy can be sweet to the mouth but bitter to the belly!! LOL One love. Joy Wells