CANDY POEMS

Candy Man
Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dew
Cover it in chocolate and a miracle or two
The candy man, the candy man can
The candy man can 'cause he mixes it with love
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Roald Dahl
Xerox Candy Bar
Ah,
you're just a copy
of all the candy bars
I've ever eaten.
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Richard Brautigan
The Sling Of My Candy Load Has Ggone Loose
The sling of my candy load has gone loose,
(and it galls my back):
My body has bent double under its weight;
how shall I carry the load ?
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Lalleshwari
The Sling Knots Of The Load Of Candy
The sling knots of the load of candy.
Loosened;
My bony frame bent
Into a bow;
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Lalleshwari
Cotton Candy
d out to be the last time,
and I ate cotton candy, that sugary air,
that sweet blue light spun out of nothingness.
It was just a moment, really, nothing more,
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Edward Hirsch
The Spoiler
With a twinkle in his eye
He'd come gayly walkin' by
An' he'd whistle to the children
An' he'd beckon 'em to come,
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Edgar Albert Guest
Ice Breaking
Candy
Is dandy,
But liquor
Is quicker
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Ogden Nash
Reflections On Ice-Breaking
Candy
Is Dandy
But liquor
Is quicker.
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Ogden Nash
The King Of Candyland
Have you heard of the king of Candy land?
Well, listen while I sing,
He has pages on every hand,
For he is a mighty king,
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Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The Blues
When the shoe strings break
On both your shoes
And you're in a hurry-
That's the blues.
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Langston Hughes
Grandpa
e kites an' carts an' lots of things
You pull along the ground with strings,
And he knows all the names of birds,
And how they call 'thout using words,
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Edgar Albert Guest
Window Shopper
I stood before a candy shop
Which with a Christmas radiance shone;
I saw my parents pass and stop
To grin at me and then go on.
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Robert William Service
Window Shopper
I stood before a candy shop
Which with a Christmas radiance shone;
I saw my parents pass and stop
To grin at me and then go on.
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Robert Service
Mama
here I am
in the ground
my mouth
open
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Charles Bukowski
Krishna Goes To The Woods
O Krishna, darling of Gokula, awake

I have brought you milk, curd and sugar-candy come and partake of these delicacies: your pals are at the door, calling you to play; the sun has risen and it's time to go to the woods.

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Sant Surdas
This Section Is A Christmas Tree
This section is a Christmas tree:
Loaded with pretty toys for you.
Behold the blocks, the Noah's arks,
The popguns painted red and blue.
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Vachel Lindsay
Mother's Job
ke a kite,
Or wrestle on the floor and play
Those rough and tumble games, but say!
Just let him get an ache or pain,
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Edgar Albert Guest
The Cambridge Ladies Who Live In Furnished Souls
the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls
are unbeautiful and have comfortable minds
(also,with the church's protestant blessings
daughters,unscented shapeless spirited)
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E. E. Cummings
Couldn'T Live Without You
You're just a little fellow with a lot of funny ways,
Just three-foot-six of mischief set with eyes that fairly blaze;
You're always up to something with those busy hands o' yours,
And you leave a trail o' ruin on the walls an' on the doors,
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Edgar Albert Guest
My Groupie
I read last Saturday in the
redwoods outside of Santa Cruz
and I was about 3/4's finished
when I heard a long high scream
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Charles Bukowski

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