Sunday, May 18, 2008

Keeper

I give you my secrets
like chocolates.

Shinily gift-wrapped
and sweet
with a nugget of truth
buried deep.

I give you my secrets
like chocolates.

Please do not share.




previously published in Envoi

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15 comments:

polona said...

i never share my chocolates :)
love this

...deb said...

Mmmm...a nugget of truth, indeed.

gautami tripathy said...

How can I share?

:D

I like it!

stoicism

Cassandra said...

Simple and sweet! Love it :)

Jan said...

sharing something in confidence with someone is a sacred thing...and i can think of nothing more sacred than chocolate!!

Linda Jacobs said...

Such a simple simile. Such a huge message! Love it!

anthonynorth said...

I vitally important social truth here. We do NOT share our chocolate!!!!

reginaclarejane said...

Hee hee- loved this. Secrets are precious like chocolate!
:)

TOCCO said...

If people only understood the importance of chocolates....

:) Christina

Jo said...

The refrain works well here, Juliet.

CHEFDRUCK said...

I love the images in this poem. shinily gift-wrapped and sweet. So tempting to share though...

paisley said...

this one is a keeper indeed... excellent imagery,, and delicious connections made.....

totomai said...

perfect metaphot. sometimes selfishness is valid, hehe

Jade said...

goes down sweet.

Greyscale Territory said...

This is neatly clever! And you touch on a passion of so many of us! Chocolate is definitely mine!

Gemma