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Not in Your Hands

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Not in Your Hands

Those candy-coated chocolate pieces of world-wide fame since many years ago have made a silly half-true claim. In your mouth the advertisers say they melt. I should think that part is obviously true. But hold them in your hand a while; your palm will turn yellow, brown, green, red, orange, and/or blue! For the Meltdown Contest

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  1. Date: 9/5/2013 3:31:00 PM

    Awesome Grook Andrea... always~ Linda

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 10:09:00 AM

    Awesome poem! Now I want some M&Ms... :P -Linda

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 6:26:00 PM

    Awesome!! I'm always hungry after reading one of your candy poems haha.

  1. Date: 7/17/2013 8:53:00 AM

    good teaser poem. makes great sense.

  1. Date: 7/13/2013 6:36:00 PM

    Dunno Petal, they never in my hand long enough to find out lol, Great little teaser poem and congratulations. Take care, Richard. still nothing, dont bother yourself lol

  1. Date: 7/13/2013 8:48:00 AM

    Wonderful poem on meltdown enjoyed the taste and melting colors. Good luck in the contest. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 7/11/2013 10:41:00 AM

    Nicely done! Good luck in the contest, my Lady. AO

  1. Date: 7/10/2013 4:03:00 PM

    nicely penned Andrea....best wishes

  1. Date: 7/10/2013 5:14:00 AM

    catch up for me here Andrea, i know you'll always forever surprise me , but only with your poetry, your talent is set in folklore, and never fails to surprise me...Oh i guess i just love this too

  1. Date: 7/9/2013 3:53:00 PM

    lol, fun take on the contest - hope it's a winner. Have I said, 'Congrats on your wins' yet?

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 2:25:00 PM

    I like your perspective on the contest. When I think of meltdown I picture frazzled! LOL. Yummy and fun write. Hugs

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 9:04:00 AM

    Sneaky eh?? that tagline was also trademarked I think? Really enjoyed reading this, now I want some M&M's... hmm I also want a Snickers bar now, make that with almonds. Bugger. Ooh and Three Musketeers. good thing I have some other chocolate here, 65%, that'll do ;) ....ok I have to run off now. Sorry again for being such a snob lately. I hope all is well with you and missing you. Sending you the warmest hugs.

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 9:01:00 AM

    I am owing you BIG time, sweetie. I will catch up with you soon, ok? Just me dropping by super duper quick here-- & you got me smiling here, since I do recall getting those multicolored palms as a kid. Interestingly enough (haha for me maybe?)-- that candy/sugar coating was developed & patented by the company in order to prevent the chocolate from melting,the founder, saw this from soldiers during the Spanish civil war. So technically, it's the sugar coating that melts in you hand, not chocolate

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 10:32:00 PM

    So true. Also, bonus, they're so damn yummy w/ice cream! Lovely piece! :)

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 7:16:00 PM

    A brilliant approach here by you Andrea!Very few will think this way to write for this contest.Enjoyable read.

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 3:27:00 PM

    When I think of Chocolate...I dream all the way....To a land of Milk and Honey...where with 'Rihanna' I play...Down in The Jungle Grass...deep in the wild...Where i'll tease her ...with my teeth... my tongue ...make her shudder and smile... Need i go on?

    p.iNk Avatar binibining p.iNk Date: 7/8/2013 9:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Doink!!!!! Should have figured what was going through your mind, Frank!! you and that mischievous little boy look, makes me smile ^_~!! I hope all's well with you too :)
  1. Date: 7/7/2013 3:26:00 PM

    I pour em out right in my mouth. Before the temperature takes them south. Of course if they're put in a dish. I scoop them up with one fell swish. But, yeah, I have to finally confess. They melt in my hands too, I guess. :)

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 1:18:00 PM

    Hahaha--soo true and what a creative take in the contest!

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 11:11:00 AM

    A totally different take Andrea. Me like it ;) all the best for the contest! Love Wilma

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 11:06:00 PM

    Dearest Andrea Good luck in the contest. This is really good

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 8:47:00 PM

    This is a fantastic entry into the Meltdown contest, I just love the approach you took, an ingenious thought! I really enjoyed reading this fabulous poem this evening! What an astounding piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 7:11:00 PM

    Hi Andrea; I like this. Are this the M&M's They melt in your mouth - not in your hand. Good luck in contest.... Lucilla

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 6:42:00 PM

    Wow! I love chocolate but I love more your poem my dear friend, Andrea. Chocolates triggered my toothache for 3 days & yesterday, the dentist decided to yank one. A splendid poem indeed which i enjoyed reading it this morning with a very nice form. I was so interested with this form before which was introduced by our dear friend Su; but I didn't have enough time to try it. Hope I can try next time. Again, thank you so much & your lovely comments as well. Big hugs! Good luck! love lots, Leonora

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 6:01:00 PM

    Lol andrea,,,, this is so cool. Very creative meltdown,,, really enjoyed. The m& m theory which does melt in your hand ha ha:0) Ty4sharing....Cheriex

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 5:00:00 PM

    Ahh!! Yes those M&M's wll melt and will do anything for love well almost..Enjoyed reading your contest entry..Reads like a winner to me..Thanks for stopping by..Those cats just have to be allowed to come when they want to come..It is always on their terms..Sara

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 2:42:00 PM

    :) Good one! This meltdown one always made me want to write something about being burned out at work or something....or something with sexual connotations, but chocolate? WAY TO GO ANDREA! I did hear that line. So...I know he is a rapper, but we are talking about M & Ms right! ;) LOVE THOSE!

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich Date: 7/6/2013 3:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    haha, of course I meant m and m's. I always hear kids pronounce that rapper's name the same way. I love M and M's too but they always melt in my hands!!
  1. Date: 7/6/2013 2:42:00 PM

    :) Good one! This meltdown one always made me want to write something about being burned out at work or something....or something with sexual connotations, but chocolate? WAY TO GO ANDREA! I did hear that line. So...I know he is a rapper, but we are talking about M & Ms right! ;) LOVE THOSE!

  1. Date: 7/6/2013 1:56:00 PM

    Are we talking about the gold old smarties Andrea, nice way to approach this contest, enjoyed your verse, your a fun read every time xxx

    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich Date: 7/6/2013 2:06:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hmmm, so you never heard of the candy that "melts in your mouth, not in your hands?" Think of the rap star Eminem!!!