Wednesday, 16 November 2011

Salute to Chocolate

Terry’s, Cadbury, Suchard, Lindt and Rowntree
Devout disciples of the mysterious chocolate god
Expensive? Yes – all the best in life is never free
Chocolate: heavenly luxury from a really ugly pod

Even Hershey from that far off, once colonial shore

Tastes, to me, like a thousand things in one
Sweet, smooth, meltingly soft, all at once, never a bore
A thousand times better than a cup of tea with scone

Fry’s, Mars, another two. How many know the secret?
Do they alone know the black art of the chocolatier?
Are there others yet untasted? Let me in, don’t keep it
I’m going to get some now. I love chocolate, I’m sure its clear