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Every time I open a bag
I can see 100 little Skittles
looking up at me with
hopeful eyes that they won’t
get eaten.
Crunch! I hear as I bite into a yellow
Skittle. The small Skittles swished around
my mouth as I bit into another.
Those little Skittles are like
ants eating cookie crumbs, small but tasty.
They are little drops of joy from heaven
tasty and they bring happiness with
every bite.
Sometimes if I do not have Skittles
I feel like I could die but I always seem to
have them.
Every time I am in public with
my lovely Skittles I am on alert
so I tell everyone to take a hike
and leave us alone.
Sometimes I talk to my
babies as if they were real
and sometimes I hear them
talk back to me.
The ones that I think are rude ...
those are normally the ones I
eat first.
Taste the rainbow



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HereSheIsThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
May 6 at 3:03 pm
The skittles company should make a commercial out of this. Your feelings for skittles are passionate and almost violent. It's hilarious
 
LeisurelySketchesThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Jan. 22 at 6:32 am
Humorous and so true.
 
KMG28 said...
Jul. 27, 2016 at 1:05 pm
i like it- this poem has a personality that is creatively childlike and expressive.
 
ambivalentThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 17, 2016 at 10:08 pm
peculiar and whimsical
 
LittleInker said...
Sept. 2, 2015 at 2:14 pm
Haha. I like the ending. Very humorous, very creative. I like it!
 
Starfire420 said...
Jun. 22, 2015 at 12:46 pm
Please check out my new poem yall! TeenInk.com/poetry/all/article/809387/She-is-coming/
 
madypotter said...
May 22, 2015 at 9:46 am
beautiful. perfection. no words will explain.
 
Sam S. said...
Mar. 22, 2015 at 8:52 pm
My favorite part is: "The ones that I think are rude...those are normally the ones I eat first." Nice work!
 
HannaHarris This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 28, 2014 at 1:54 am
I loved the imagery here. I did, however, get a little lost at the end.
 
Britt_Low14 said...
Apr. 22, 2013 at 11:28 am
I liked how you brought colors into the poem and described Skittles. Well Done! 
 
Phillipk said...
Feb. 15, 2013 at 1:26 pm
Nice poem i love skittles
 
ARandomKid said...
Jan. 26, 2012 at 9:01 am
Skittles Rock!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
tastetherainbow said...
Oct. 22, 2010 at 8:16 am
lol wow you can find a poem about everything :) i love this poem its rlly visual and now im hungry D:
 
xXGoDz_BluebuddyXx said...
Jun. 4, 2010 at 11:55 am
thiS poem is cOOL plus it sound tasty lol
 
AliciaM This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 28, 2010 at 10:04 am
i love your poem, very visual and sensory, "Taste the rainbow" way to end it!
 
BMMSRA said...
Mar. 2, 2010 at 8:01 am
i like skittles!!!!!!!!!
 
hayley!! said...
Feb. 21, 2010 at 3:46 pm
i love this poem... its awesome, and i love skittles!!!!
 
tuckers_little_angel said...
Jun. 16, 2009 at 1:01 am
i love your poem its haps good i love skittles me and one of my best mate have voodoo dools and we called her stiddles XxX keep up the good work :)
 
Spitllama said...
May 2, 2009 at 2:29 am
Wow what an awesome poem! I'm currently working on a poetry project in school and I've chosen to use your poem to analyse/interpret and correspond w/ the topic of sweets. I'll be sure 2 cite it! Good job!
 
iiTWErK_Skittlesz said...
Apr. 17, 2009 at 1:49 am
omg i luv diz poem..i luv skittlesz..mii nickname iz skittlesz..luv it
 
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