For All The Sweet Lovers
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Originally published: 22nd December 2020
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This poem was placed 8th in Brian Strand's "COMPLETELY YOUR CHOICE" (40) Poetry Contest.
Flying Saucers, Flake, Bar Six
Country Style, Gobstoppers, Twix.
Toffee Crisp and Dairy Crunch
Grand Seville and Milky Lunch.
Arrow Bars and Sherbert Dabs
Caramac and Lucky Bags.
Crunchie, Topic, Fudge, Milk Tray
Milky Bar and Milky Way.
‘99’ Flake ice cream cones.
Zooms and Fabs and Toblerones.
Golden Cup, Fruit Flavoured Rocks
(The secret of) The Black Magic Box.
Floral Gums and Cherry Lips.
Olde English Spangles, Walnut Whips.
Kinder toys encased in plastic
Necklace sweets linked on elastic.
Bazooka Joes and Liquorice pipes,
Lollipops with swirly stripes.
Orange Maids and Funny Faces,
Mint Cracknel and long red laces.
Toffee Bon Bons, Drumsticks, Rolos
Amazin’ Raisin, Aztec, Mojos.
Jelly Babies, Jelly Tots
Milk Gums, Munchies, Mars, Pear Drops.
Sherbert strawberries, sherbert lemons
Sweets that taste like watermelons.
Marshmallows, false teeth, candy floss
The mysterious chewing gum flavour loss.
Peanut Brittle, Prize, Ice Breaker
Dolly Mixtures, Old Jamaica.
Kop Kops, Wine Gums, Laughs and Treets
Jap Desserts and whistling sweets.
Fishermen's Friends and Hacks and Zubes
Pineapple Chunks and Cola Cubes,
Barley Sugar, Pontefract Cakes
White chocolate mice and jelly snakes.
Toffee Logs, Refreshers, Pacers
Cinder Toffee, Fruit Gums, Waifers.
Swizzles, Polos, Daims (or Dimes?)
After Eights and Chocolate Limes.
This ‘Pick and Mix’ is yours to share
With all sweet lovers
Copyright © Gary Radice | Year Posted 2020
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