Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Bubbles of Nothing

MAGPIE 60

Photograph courtesy of Tess Kinkaid, Magpie Tales

They could be drops of water
On a window but  they're not
They could be many craters
On the moon but they're not

They could be tumbling tears
On a cheek but they're not
They could be healed  scars
On dark skin but they're not

They could be tiny holes 
In a loofah but they're not
They could be particles of dust
On a duster but they're not

They could be honeyed nougat
In a chocolate but they're not
They could be powder sherbets
On a lolly but they're not

  What are these mystery droplets
That delight many mouths afar?
They're delicious chocolate bubbles
 In a NestlĂ©  Aero bar!


 
Barbara M Lake ©
April 2011
Trinidad WI






21 comments:

  1. yummy chocolate....makes my mouth water!

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  2. Chocolate. You're a girl after my own heart.

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  3. Oh but for all it could be... such a sweet ending thought.

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  4. Oh yum....that looks so good! I love the light and fluffy kind of chocolate because there are no calories where the air bubbles are : )

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  5. tears, water, raindrops...

    Glad to see them in your eyes,
    thought provoking piece.

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  6. your poetry is brilliant... truly! i just love it!

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  7. yum yum!

    and thanks for your lovely comments at my place! I couldn't respond to your email, and i wanted to tell you i was happy to hear from you.

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  8. Thank you to each and every one of you for visiting and taking the time to leave words of encouragement.

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  9. Thank you for stopping by Writing with Debra. I love your pom and your blog.

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  10. Thank you Debra - welcome to my site.

    Thank you Jacqui - both you and I know that I can take chocolate or leave it!!

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  11. Smack, slurp...sure sounds succulent to me...

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  12. Get your tongue round those bubbles Donna!

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  13. Fun, lively stuff Steve is good for all of us! Thank you.

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  14. Charming! Okay, here's what you need to do.....have music set to this poem and submit it on a dvd to the Nestle' Corp., along with your spoken (and accompanying written) proposal that it be used in their advertising; payment negotiable. Seriously! It is that good...and I guess the candy is very good too. :)

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  15. Lydia! You're not serious! I think it's corny as you'll see from my comment on Magpie 60.

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