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Previous Challenge Entry (Level 3 – Advanced)
Topic: Diet - deadline is 8-9-12 9:59 am NY time. (08/02/12)

TITLE: Caught In The Act!
By Carla Procida
08/08/12


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Doorís open, they left it unlocked
praying heavy not to be caught
and nothing will be noticed missing
since Iíll be their very first thought!

Though skilled to go in and out
without a trace
Iíve been known to leave evidence,
chocolate on my face!

My flashlight now reveals
delicacies cleverly hidden
leftovers and I shudder
for whatís desired is forbidden!

Panicking, not sure what to grab
quickly I must make a decision
make not a peep, if anyone hears
it would mean hard labor and prison!

My appetite for this dangerous work
frightens me of late
seems Iím never satisfied
with the portions on my plate!

Suddenly, my skin gets clammy
I feel faint
brightness swallows up the dark
and my disguise as a saint!

I drop the jar of mayonnaise
pick it up with little tact
ashamed that Iíve been caught
in the very act!

But then as I slowly turn
I see a gleam in sleepy eyes
and wonder if all along
youíre in cahoots with the spies!

But then like notes in an angelís song
you speak each heavenly word
though I find it hard to believe
with my plight youíve concurred!

Allowing me to finally exhale
and be put at ease
while you whisper ever so low
Iím starving too, do we have any cheese?


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CD Swanson 08/09/12
Hahahaha. I loved the last line. Cute and an all together read. Thanks.

God Bless~
Leola Ogle 08/13/12
This is too cute and delightful for words. Made me smile, especially at the end. Good job. God bless!