Thomas Kane

If Only Candy Could Teach - Poem by Thomas Kane

Like the kid in the candy store
I stand looking at the things I adore
Sweet little treats as I shuffle my feet
To choose one of the many is an incredible feat

To climb in suspense the eyes stair at the case
Jar upon jar if lemon drops break the jaw and face
Something soft and chewy or gooey like tar
Surly that is the factor, but what about the bar

It is getting chocolate I lost track of time
Mind you I must decide now to unseal this piece of mine
Which lucky strike it rich caramel will it bee
Bit O honey, chick o stick, or gumdrops for me

The hour marches to long I drop to my knees
Crying out in fear I plea for more time
I must decide, but I only have this dime
All week I have waited and eaten all my peas

To many choices why would they do this to me
If only I had a whatchamacallit or 100 grand
With those this choice would be easy to see
Then the owner hands me a bag and says one of each off the stand

My eyes watered and my heart ignited
In complete disbelief and utterly excited
I took one of each as high as I could reach
The owner chuckles and says if only candy could teach.

Topic(s) of this poem: candy, chocolate, choice, human, innocence, kid, kids, nature

Comments about If Only Candy Could Teach by Thomas Kane

  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (2/23/2019 12:54:00 AM)

    Enjoyed reading this one, Thomas....10++++++ (Report)Reply

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  • Wahab AbdulWahab Abdul (2/23/2019 12:08:00 AM)

    Wonderful poetry in classical style, i love them from both ends. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 22, 2019

Poem Edited: Friday, February 22, 2019

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