As Yummy As Marzipan

Written for:  Poetic Asides #388 – “As ___ as ____”
For today’s prompt, take the phrase “As (blank) as (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles include: “As Good As It Gets,” “As Much As You’ll Give Me,” and “As Happy As a Puppy.”

Almond paste,
ooh, that taste.
Chocolate covered
or even smothered
inside a cake–sweet surprise.
When I see their colors, my eyes
get wide. Green, pink, yellow, red.
Shaped like fruits, candy instead.
Have yourself some marzipan,
from a reliable artisan.

About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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