Poetry: ‘4 for 1’

Illustration by Eva Wilson

eyes wander

pacing up and down 


it’s dangerous and tempting 

sweet and addictive


to The Chocolate Aisle 

I go

just for curiosity 

a timid glance


ads: images, words and colours


4 for 1


down the aisle

I see him 

making a call

informing: chocolate’s on sale

an investment ?

buying them chocolate — a love form

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