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The Treats

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The Treats

All the candy’s waiting.
I sniff that chocolate smell;
But Halloween is drifting by
And no one’s rung the bell.

M&M’s and Kit Kats
Will weave their magic spell,
With Krackels, Mr. Goodbars
And those other ones they sell.

I picked out all my favorites;
In that I do excel,
So if no trick-or-treaters come,
It’s really just as well.

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  1. Date: 11/7/2013 2:44:00 PM

    You start the night being kinda skimpy. And then suddenly it's over. But all that candy's not like food. For what's left, you can't feed Rover. Peace. :)

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 7:08:00 PM

    Yeah I know right? Me too Ilene...no one trick or treats anymore..they go downtown to main street...I'm sorry the world has gotten this way...cute poem though....

  1. Date: 11/1/2013 12:55:00 AM

    haha, and I remember taking some of the chocolates from my kids' bags when they were really tiny. After a certain age, they would not let me get away with that!

  1. Date: 10/31/2013 9:58:00 PM

    A good read Ilene. We had a bag of lollies waiting for the kids, but no one came. That's cause all down our street love money to much to buy lollies for them. Mean barstards lol, a nice read...Peter

  1. Date: 10/31/2013 7:15:00 PM

    My sentiments exactly. A fun read. John