Dead writers & candy

Dr. Seuss tries a Japanese candy bar

Crunky bar

In the town of fair Tokyo, where candy comes from
Lived a man name of Kyuk-ho whose work-life was glum.
Well, he thought a great thought with his brain before bed:
“I’ll go buy a sweet treat, like some chocolate!” he said.

So he jumped out of bed

Put his slumber aside

And he caught the last train

And he took a short ride

To the shop where he bought

A big fat

Candy bar.

And he ate it in silence and looked at a star.

LOOK!

LOOK!

LOOK, KYUK-HO!

LOOK AT THE STAR!

And the star seemed to tell him
Just what he should do.
Do you know what he did?
You want me to tell you?

Why, he started a business,
For candy to bake!
And he sent me this candy,
A review to make.

I was busy with wrestling

A fierce snarky snitch.

I was woozling and wazzling

And scratching an itch.

And the Boozles were buzzing and would not be caught.
So it took me awhile to give Kyuk-ho a thought.

But in time I did try it, and found it delish!
It was dory and hunky — a fine, perfect dish!

So I ate it all up and sent Kyuk-ho a line:

“It is crunchy! And munchy! It is really divine!
It’s so GREAT, it’s so GOOD! You are truly my friend.
Yes, I LOVE it, in spite of my history …”
THE END

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