Sugar Swirl

Sugar!
Luscious morsels
tantalizing taste buds,
elevating blood counts, craving
sugar!
Sweetness filling
lack, and emotional
high – chocolate as substitute,
sugar…
savour, swallow,
deny empty spaces,
forget no-one ever calls you
Sugar.

(Written for Dark Side of the Moon’s 5-line poem challenge: ย Cinquain Swirl.)

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15 comments

  1. Chocolate is my go-to to sweeten the moment. I think emotional eating can get one in trouble. Life is a balancing act between treating oneself and overindulging. I found this line very sad, “Forget no-one ever calls you.” Part of life for many elderly folks.

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