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Chocolate Temptation Nov 2, 2010

The reason I wrote this poem is to symbolize anything that ever catches you in the
clutches of temptation, be it small like chocolate as this is, or bigger like porn,
smoking, alcohol, etc..fill in the blank, everyone has something that it seems like they
can't quite conquer. The struggling and the realization that nothing on this earth with
satisfy that God sized whole in your heart, even if at the beginning you believe that it
will. Thanks for taking the time to read. Hope you enjoy.


A romance swirled in cocoa brown and creamy white
Smooth flavor
Charming you to take another bite
Promising to stay with you forever and ever
The allure of wanting more
So much more
Beckoning to catch you
Catch you in its trap once again
Enticing
Ever inviting
Daring you to take another bite
Sinking deeper into temptation
But the fun is over before you know it
Never getting enough
You're always wanting just a little more
Your mind in turmoil
Questions flooding
Racing
Why does this happen every single time?
But you fall to the ground
Every time afterwards
Brought down lower than before
Always
With the same answer
Chocolate never really loves you back

Copyright © Crystal Cross | Year Posted 2010

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  1. Date: 5/6/2016 10:35:00 PM

    CRYSTAL CROSS, this is an awesome poem, thank you for sharing. *SKAT*
  1. Date: 4/26/2016 5:00:00 PM

    crystal cross, Well done. Glad to read your poem today. Always ~LINDA~
  1. Date: 11/9/2010 11:08:00 PM

    love it, if its for the analogy contest , good luck

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