Estera Ulrich-Oltean

United Kingdom

Why else, if not for love?

Message to Readers

In honour of advent and because I will probably never find anything more lovely and more temperate to write about than chocolate.


December 2, 2020


A sea of red as vast as any sea
Snow white doth frame the picture-perfect box
Each door hides a morsel of mystery
Like that found by the three kings and the ox.
Door number one is found right at the top
Its gold-embossed letter signposts the snack
The perforations open with a pop
As cardboard crackles and is peeled back.
The first taste brushes past your open lips
Then creams and chocolate melt upon your tongue
All else is lost in this sweet sweet eclipse
And by this kiss you'll stay forever young.
Now one is gone just twenty-three remain
But next year all will come to you again.


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  • BizzleWrites

    Oh, wow. I just read this, and it's REALLY GOOD. I tried to write a sonnet once, and I know from experience that it is really hard. Or, maybe you don't find it that hard; I dunno. But I also really like the way you've made it about an advent calendar (I think . . .) but you have to really READ IT to get this. Just, over-all . . . AMAZING!!!!

    5 months ago
  • BizzleWrites

    Replying: Thankyou!!!!

    5 months ago