Tuesday, January 29, 2013

CDLIII - Food of the Gods

Theme Thursday has the topic 'Chocolate'.
Chocolate, or cocoa at least, has the scientific name 
Theobroma, 'food of the gods'.  Which begs the question: 
Can an atheist eat chocolate?

Food of the Gods

Forget the fishes and the bread,
Shun the wine and wafer,
If you’re seeking a god’s favour,
Giving chocolate is much safer.

Rejoice in the god’s food of choice!
Savour the plight of the infidel!
Facing eternity ahead
With no chocolate in his hell.

© J Cosmo Newbery 2013

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  1. roses are red
    chocolate is brown
    cosmo is destined
    to goin on down

    ole nick wil be waitin
    a smilin with glee
    while poor confused cosmo
    will be out of his tree

    lucky for him
    his saintly sweet friend
    will slip him holy water
    and arrange to make amends

    Chocolate Heart

    1. Where on earth will you get THAT much holy water?

  2. Agreed - hell is indeed being without dark chocolate! ;-)

  3. I work in an all-female environment. If it weren't for our daily rations of chocolate .... all hell would, indeed, break loose!


  4. mmm...chocolate. you definitely caught my attention.

  5. Fruit and raw nuts have been my choice of food these past few days...well, by force and necessity...I had really little say in the matter. But, it's just as well I love fruit and raw nuts! I didn't even have any chocolate...I had some in my fridge...but I didn't want to open my fridge...the explanation for such non-opening is in my blog!

  6. lol @ the atheist eating chocolate. I guess for them it would definitely not be a sin :)

    Happy New Year, J Cosmo! Nice to be back enjoying your stellar humor. And if you're passing out chocolate bars, I like the bittersweet dark :)

  7. Yay. But I'd want wine with that :)

  8. I guess that would be hell for some people.

  9. I like it. It certainly is food of the gods.

  10. Kinda makes you wonder how many atheists would convert if they were only allowed to eat chocolate if they believed in God. I am so thankful that I do not have to choose.

    Thanks for such a thought provoking poem for this weeks Theme Thursday. Hope you have a week filled with lots of chocolate enticements.

    God bless.

  11. Clever. Brings to mind Dorothy Parker


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