Chocolate Orange Morning

Chocolate Orange Morning

A Poem by Nigel Newman


It’s chocolate orange morning; A ring around the date

As special as a Sunday roast; And each week worth the wait


It’s chocolate orange morning; And though it might amaze

Resisting all temptation’s calls, I've waited seven days


My son’s was gone in seconds; My daughter’s in a day

But segment at a time I find mine lasting into May


On chocolate orange mornings I have a choice to make

A very tantalising call; Just which approach to take


Last week I crunched. I bit so soon. Oh My! It hit the spot

A sensual taste eruption burst but over in a jot


The week before, a long slow melt, all rolling round my tongue

A nightmare for impatient souls - especially the young


But think how many moments will my chocolate orange run

Smooth, thick, and coating - nice and slow - instead of down in one


Perhaps next week I’ll … umm ... just guess; You may be wrong or right

I’ll not decide till Sunday morning; Melt, perhaps ... or bite


The last choc orange segment gone; It's just today been ‘ate 

There won’t be more till Christmastime; That's seven months to wait


So farewell zest aromas sweet; Adieu to duvet crumbs

I’ll just make do with morning brew, until December comes


© 2017 Nigel Newman



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This is wonderful
It took me bk in time
Even though I've never seen or tasted one
Just love it

Posted 1 Month Ago


Nigel Newman

1 Month Ago

What can I say? You want the tang of the chocolate but you don't want it to dominate. You want good.. read more
really its very nice......


Posted 1 Month Ago


Nigel Newman

1 Month Ago

Thanks. I'm looking forward to Christmas and trying to be good so that Santa brings me one ...
After reading this poem the makers of chocolate orange should provide you an year's worth of chocolate oranges. It is that good!

Posted 4 Months Ago


Nigel Newman

4 Months Ago

Thanks! I did wonder about sending it to them, and maybe I will. The snag with that, of course, is .. read more
You've turned choc-suming into an art form my friend and what's more you've handed out your secrets to the masses here.


Posted 5 Months Ago


Nigel Newman

5 Months Ago

Thanks Tony. The sad part is I really do look forward to Chocolate Orange mornings, and I really do .. read more
Tony Jordan

5 Months Ago

Meet your match here, with M&Ms lol
Mouth-wateringly lovely! What? None left for me? I'm afraid I can't forgive the slight since"It's just today been 'ate"...There won't be more till Christmastime." Alas! alas! Beautiful and so funny!
Love it!

Posted 5 Months Ago


Annette Pisano Higley

5 Months Ago

You are lucky Nigel, I've never even heard of chocolate oranges. Think it's a great idea though!:)
Nigel Newman

5 Months Ago

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terry%27s_Chocolate_Orange
Annette Pisano Higley

5 Months Ago

Thanks so much Nigel. I will be ordering some for sure!:)
Aaaaahhh! Love this! So witty, hilarious, and the musicality is stupendous! Well done!.....Now I myself have got the munchies for such a treat. haha!

Posted 5 Months Ago


Nigel Newman

5 Months Ago

Thanks. They are one of those chocolate treats that you dare not let become your regular go-to buy. .. read more
I am now a avid fan. This is a delicious little bite of a dining dilemna.

Posted 6 Months Ago


Nigel Newman

5 Months Ago

Thanks Carol

About a year ago, the makers sneakily sculpted out about 10% of the choc.. read more
You Sir, have some will power. Pound for pound, the best chocolate in town. And let's not forget the added bonus of how to open it...my personal preference is dropping it from shoulder height, onto the floor, hoping every segment comes apart. I want one now :)

Posted 6 Months Ago


Nigel Newman

6 Months Ago

LOL!!! Yes 'tap and unwrap' doesn't quite hack it!

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