Sweets that tingle on your tongue;
Sweets designed to tempt the young;
Chocolate bars with fudge inside -
Come on try one: Open wide.
Sugared almonds, sticky rock;
Sweets that give your tongue a shock;
Nougat, toffee, liquorice chews –
Brittle centres, sweets that ooze.
Fruit bon bons and orange cream;
Huge gobstoppers? They’re a dream.
Peppermints and caramel
And chocolate Easter eggs as well.
Sweets that look like walking sticks;
Those in jars or pick ‘n mix –
Sugared gum drops, chocolate eggs - -
Not good for one’s toothy pegs.
Butterscotch and jelly beans;
Fruit pastilles in reds and greens,
Mint humbugs - - - oh, sweets galore –
But you’ll know oh so many more.