Treasure Island

Cassandra Jasmine

(United States of Awesomeness)

Candy


Chewy caramels,
Delicious chocolates,
Spicy Mints,
And peppery canes.

Milky-white chocolate balls,
Chocolate-covered coffee beans,
Raisins, blueberries, and strawberries;
All covered in sweet, suave, chocolate.

Oh, how I adore,
Chocolate kisses,
Velvety licorice (not quite) ,
And chocolate balls of nuts!

Candy, oh candy,
My love for you will never cease.
But my friends are sweeter than you;
Yet the price I would not have to pay is this:
Toothaches, cavities, and rotten teeth!

Submitted: Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Well, this poem is to all of my friends out there. However, this is more or less dedicated to my friend Amy Kawai. She's a precious little gem; dull when left alone, but shiny once polished.

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  • Beach Girl (3/19/2014 6:50:00 AM)

    I loved this poem Cassandra! I'm glad to hear your friends are sweeter than candy to you, ' Yet the price I would not have to pay is this: Toothaches, cavities, and rotten teeth! ' How cute! (Report) Reply

  • Bri Edwards (3/16/2014 4:21:00 PM)

    Cassie, i'm not sure if i will allow you to use suave! for candy! poetic license aside.

    suave
    swäv/
    adjective
    adjective: suave; comparative adjective: suaver; superlative adjective: suavest

    1.
    (esp. of a man) charming, confident, and elegant.
    all the waiters were suave and deferential
    synonyms: charming, sophisticated, debonair, urbane, polished, refined, poised, self-possessed, dignified, civilized, gentlemanly, gallant; More

    but if i do allow it, then it makes for a lovely alliteration...........sweet/suave. :)

    Yet the price I would not have to pay is this:
    Toothaches, cavities, and rotten teeth! ..............this is clever, and true, as long as they remain friends and don't become enemies, 'cause then they may become worse than cavities in your teeth! ! ! : (

    i liked peppery canes for peppermint canes or candy canes.

    my favorite lines:

    Chocolate-covered coffee beans,
    Raisins, blueberries, and strawberries; ............give me the fruit; i'll pass on the coffee beans. are they good?

    thanks for sharing. bri :) (Report) Reply

  • Khairul Ahsan (3/5/2014 10:43:00 AM)

    'Yet the price I would not have to pay is this:
    Toothaches, cavities, and rotten teeth! ' - Well said! Smiles.... (Report) Reply

  • Amy Kawai (2/20/2014 12:16:00 PM)

    Funny but I think you can do better bad poems than that.
    I'll post my example of BAD POEM! ! : D (Report) Reply

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