Saturday, 17 September 2011

Chocolate Bites

A monkey was caught in a blaze
Went missing from warden for days
Until her Reese's
Chocolate pieces
Bit taste buds long covered in haze

© Laurie Kolp


Monkey on the loose killed after biting game warden
Editor's note: Laurie says, "I won't stand for any monkey business while writing, but I sure likes to keep that chocolate handy".
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Laurie's poems and short stories have appeared online and in print publications. Her story "Signs of David" is in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotionals for Tough Times, due October 5, 2011.

11 comments:

  1. Thank you, Marie. I guess that monkey needed some chocolate relief after the stress from those fires.

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  2. Its amazing how chocolate will keep us inspired and alive.Enjoyable write up.A pleasure to read.

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  3. Yes... chocolate is inspirational. Thanks.

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  4. The prospect of chocolate brought me here...and Reeses pieces are awesome. Great little ditty!

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  5. haha...chocolate and monkey business are alway fun

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  6. Thanks Linda and Eva... it was actually a candy bar, but I used Reese's as a play on words with Rhesus.

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  7. I love Laurie's work and to have such a fun piece come from a news article is even more fun. Nice to see.

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  8. Adorable poem and a delightful twist on a not so happy news story. Great play on words with Rhesus and Reese's :)

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