the candy dish

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    the candy dish

     


    the candy dish with the missing lid
    a treasure chest for all of the kids
    sometimes filled with candy sticks
    but never full of licorice


    i wonder what happened to the missing lid
    the one that goes on that dish
    i wonder if its lost or hid
    or if someone has broken it


    around certain times of the year
    the dish is filled with christmas cheer
    at other times it would appear
    that the easter bunny has been here


    in the fall at halloween
    the dish i full of ghosts and things
    chocolate treats and spider rings
    gummy worms and vampire teeth


    on the table where it sits
    the candy dish with the missing lid
    always something for the kids
    but rarely a piece of licorice

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    simoneaugustus commented on the candy dish

    05-12-2010

    Even though it might be 'incomplete' it still bing happiness... and black licorice is no big loss anyway! ;) Great write on so many levels!

    Dano

    05/12/2010

    why does everyone hate licorice... thanks for reading and commenting

    Maleficent commented on the candy dish

    01-21-2010

    I'm not nuts about licorice... but I do like this sweet write!

    Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

    Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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