An Ode To Chocolate Cake

Midnight Snack, 1984, by Curtis Wilson Cost



"Worries go down better with soup."  ~Jewish Proverb
"or chocolate cake..." ~Carrie :-)


So many nights I wake up pondering
on all the whys and worries of my life.
I toss and turn with wrestling regrets
 that punch and know how to win a fight.

Soon I am up and wandering
towards my side by side frigidaire
hoping for some chocolate cake
to knock out my worries and cares.

When all the crumbs are scooped up
with a fork or tongue to plate
I head back to my empty bedroom
and rest peacefully until daybreak.











Comments

  1. I agree, chocolate cake and whatever is in the fridge ~ Happy day to you~

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  2. I agree with you - chocolate cake makes all the worries go away, at least for a little bit anyway!

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  3. Oh, I enjoyed this. Chocolate cake can definitely be the best medicine! Smiles.

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  4. Could not agree more .. I baked the most spectacular cake for my son's birthday last weekend ... three layers, seedless raspberry preserves between the layers, whipped creme cheese chocolate icing! Nothing left for a midnight snack.

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  5. or coffee.....coffee anytime of day....it is my constant companion....which may not be a good thing...smiles.

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  6. The ultimate comfort food. I think nearly everyone can relate to this Carrie. :o)

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  7. Any kind of chocolate will work...especially dark chocolate...verrry dark...

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  8. chocolate in any form makes the worries less ominous in the dark...sleep tight!

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  9. Carrie,

    Comfort food brings a kind of contentment, especially of course, chocolate and chocolate cake:)
    It is good though to have a means of immediate relief of worries...

    Happy Autumn Carrie,
    Eileen :)

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  10. Dear dear Carrie
    I am familiar with all of these - the midnight worries, the chocolate cake and the dreamless sleep after that.

    There is something else that works just as divinely, but I won't go into that!

    Hugs

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  11. Chocolate cake is the cure to almost everything.

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  12. Thank you everyone...I think we are all in agreement on the love of chocolate! :-)

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  13. There's definitely something in chocolate that helps us sleep. Thank goodness the fridge wasn't empty!

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  14. There's just something about chocolate period, for me! I just adore that first quote, which opens into such a delightful poem...what a lead and what a finish!

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  15. Love the poem and love chocolate cake too! :-)

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  16. Ah, chocolate cake is divine when washed down with red wine! I love your poem!

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  17. oooh, darkness doesn't disappoint, when it is chocolate cake!
    Your blog looks so bootiful ;D
    I know want cake, lol

    Fun to read~

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  18. Enjoyed this alot.....felt with the flow...

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  19. Does the trick every time!

    ;)

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  20. Its like the ultimate booby isnt it ? , great stuff, Carrie

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  21. Who hasn't struggled with demons late at night? Yes, chocolate can tame the wildest beasts! Great write this week!

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  22. What deserves an ode more than chocolate cake? Wonderful!

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