Golem Tastes Chocolate

Golem Tastes Chocolate


Task: Find out if it’s nutritious.

Luckily, Golem was created
with a mouth—a big mouth
like a sinkhole.
He ate one chocolate bar,
then a few dozen others,
Hershey’s, Godiva, Mars,
made no difference to him.

Unlike a tornado,
sirens didn’t warn
the nearby Russell Stover’s outlet
that a mud giant
was about to strike the store.
Golem cleared out the cases
and insisted the clerk
bring him back-room stock, too.

The last thing recorded by passersby
was a massive tongue licking up
a pool of chocolate,
muttering, “The dark has

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