Cheap Chocolate

When we were young and poor and lean

We hardly had a bean

You bought me from the ten-cent store

What I’d never had before

Red, with a bow I won’t forget

That heart-shaped box of chocolate

Soon we shared the sweetest kiss

Cheap chocolate brought a lasting bliss.

As we grew older, life was bright

We’d chocolate dark and light and white

Sampled costly treats and creams

Chocolate part of all our dreams

But you and I remember, dear

As this Valentine’s Day grows near

Our love will taste the better yet

When we kiss with cheap chocolate!

Virginia Wylie

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Virginia resides in Brookdale Orange City, Florida and is the author of the poetry that appears here. The views and opinions expressed in this poetry are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Brookdale Senior Living.

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