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Nibbling on Witch fingers and Munching on Green Cotton Candy - Poem

Updated on October 16, 2016

Witch Fingers and Green Cotton Candy

I am Nibbling on Witch fingers and Munching on Green Cotton Candy. Do you know what I am eating?

Witch Fingers on my table

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Nibbling on Witch fingers and Munching on Green Cotton Candy

© by Shyron Shenko



Nibbling on Witch Fingers and Munching on Green Cotton Candy

They are so good they are really Dandy



While searching at sprouts, up and down every isle

I thought I would hang out with the fruits for a while



Pink Ladies lying on tables, Oranges baring their navels'

And Blueberries rolling like marbles when they are able



Looking at Grapes, red, black and green and what did I see

Witch Fingers pointing at me, they were strange looking at best




I must do a taste test, they are strange looking like they're covered with dew

The cost was so high but I wanted to try something new



I did not want the whole bunch, just a few, but bags were not handy

Looking around, guess what I found? Green Cotton Candy



I bought half a bunch, thinking we would have some for lunch

Hubby thought they look strange, but he was ready to munch



On my Witch Fingers and Green Cotton Candy, he would dine

The fact that I didn't get any, he did not seem to mind



So when you want something to eat, let me repeat

Witch Fingers and Green Cotton Candy is a real treat



So, if you go to Sprouts I hope they are not sold out, hope they are still handy

Witch Fingers and Green Cotton Candy

Ordinary Grapes they are not, and if you try them you'll know

Although they look strange, they are not just for show



When you put some in a bowl on your table, folks will know they're not a fable

Because it says Witch Fingers and Green Cotton Candy on the label.


I heard it through the grapevine!

Have you had Witch Fingers and Green Cotton Candy

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© 2014 Shyron E Shenko

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      Shyron E Shenko 11 months ago from Texas

      Sprouts, has these fabulous grapes, try them they will not be a disappointment.

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      Shyron E Shenko 14 months ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the comment, compliment and well wishes. I am hoping you are well.

      Looks like today is going to be another scorcher day it is already 97 degrees.

      Blessings and hugs my dear friend.

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      C E Clark 15 months ago from North Texas

      Came back to read this excellent poem again. This is one of my favorite favorites, :) . Hope all is well there. Blessings and hugs dear friend.

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      Shyron E Shenko 17 months ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you so much for the comment, compliment, sharing and pin, I really appreciate you.

      I hope you stayed dry

      Blessings and Hugs my dear friend.

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      C E Clark 17 months ago from North Texas

      I love this poem and I'm going to share it again. Also pinning it to Awesome HubPages.

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      Shyron E Shenko 18 months ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the comment, compliments and for sharing.

      I hope that all is well with you!

      Blessings and Hugs my dear friend.

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      C E Clark 19 months ago from North Texas

      This is still one of my all time favorite poems. Came back to read it again and to share it in case someone hasn't read it yet.

      Take care . . .

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      C E Clark 23 months ago from North Texas

      Came back to share this poem, one of my favorites, again. Hope all is well with you and John . . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Yesterday at Sprouts I went to shop,

      looking for witch finger

      but what I found made me stop

      A new name they would adopt

      Witch fingers gained weight

      And now they are called Moon Drops

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Patricia, I did have fun writing this, I love when I get a sudden inspiration to write something like this. Green cotton candy? The grapes themselves are green, but they taste and smell like cotton candy.

      Angels are cleared for landing and the ones you sent last time are cleared for takeoff on their way back to you bringing Blessings and Hugs right back to you.

      ss

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      Patricia Scott 2 years ago from sunny Florida

      What fun you must have had writing this. I will have to see if I can find some of these fingers nearby. The green cotton candy...tastes like green apples? limes? spinach? Broccoli?

      Angels are headed your way this evening ps

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Mary615, thank you for the comment, compliment, thumb-up and for sharing.

      I had not heard about them before either until the day I found them in Sprouts Farmers Market.

      Blessings and Hugs dear friend.

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Thumbi7, thank you for the comment, vote up, compliment and for sharing.

      Those are grapes that we were eating.

      Blessings

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the comment, up-votes and for sharing.

      I hope you are cool and dry, and that everything goes well for you everyday but, especially today.

      Blessings and Hugs dear friend

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      Mary Hyatt 2 years ago from Florida

      I learn something new every day!! Love the way you wrote the poem about these two foods. I've never seen them before!

      Voted UP and shared.

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      JR Krishna 2 years ago from India

      I don't know what you are eating. I was just looking at the beautiful arrangement of the table

      Sparkling clean and shining

      Voted up and shared

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      I love this poem! Back to share it again and vote it up.

      Hope all is well and that you're enjoying this somewhat cooler day. Take care . . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Good morning Au fait, thank you for the comment, and sharing.

      It went very well, the planning and zoning commission voted to approve the denial of the request 6-0, the town hall was so packed that chairs in the lobby were full and chairs around into the hallway in front of the staff offices were full and people were standing all around.

      "We the people WON the battle" next Monday is all out war, we go before the town council and we believe that this will be harder to get it denied. Suing, yes it is in the 14th amendment that the state or country can be sued over a situation such as this.

      I will e-mail you the link to see what happened. I think there were about 35-40 people to speak before me. I basically told the commission that if they approve this, they may as well tear-up the Master Plan, because if this is approved our Master Plan means nothing.

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Love this poem as you know and decided to revisit it. I'm not sure our new friends from Squidoo have read it and they should. Going to share it again with followers.

      Hope all goes well tonight. I'll be thinking of you. Once the weather improves neighborhood teams need to be out picketing. Yes, demonstrating around city hall if you have one, especially if it's in a prominent place where lots of people will see.

      Consider suing the city of Flower Mound if the zoning is changed and therefore lowers your property value. I don't know if that's ever been done before, where a citizen sued a city for lowering their property value with their decisions, but it's worth a try, especially if you can find a lawyer who may want to make a name for him/herself by possibly going all the way to the SC.

      Best wishes, and may God be with you tonight . . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Jaye, it is so good to see you my dear friend. These elongated grapes are not just different looking they have a wonder flavor.

      Thank you for the up-votes, and comments. I hope you know that I really appreciate you.

      It is cold here, hope your weekend is great.

      Blessings and hugs.

      Shyron

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      Shyron E Shenko 2 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you dear friend for sharing this again. I hope that all is well with you also.

      God Bless you and keep you safe and warm.

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      Jaye Denman 2 years ago from Deep South, USA

      Good morning, Shyron! The poem is fun, and I'm glad you included the picture of 'witch fingers' because I'd never seen elongated grapes. They do look like fingers. This proves you can learn something new on HP every day.

      Voted Up++

      Jaye

      P.S. Hope you're having a great weekend.

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      C E Clark 2 years ago from North Texas

      Such a fun poem that I had to come back and read it again. Sharing again since we have a lot of new hubbers who may not have read this.

      Hope all is well with you.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      MarleneB, thank you for the comment, I hope you come back to read others. It is so nice to see you here.

      Have a Blessed evening.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for the up votes, sharing on HP and AH. I really appreciate you.

      Have a blessed evening and a good night.

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      Marlene Bertrand 3 years ago from Northern California, USA

      This is such a fun poem to read. I've never heard of witch fingers. Now, I want to find them in the store and nibble on them while reading your poem again.

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      Sam Deal 3 years ago from Earth

      Very fun poem! It was quite the experience reading the poem while listening to the song~

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      I really enjoy this poem and your photo is excellent too. If you hadn't written about these things I would never have known about them. Voted up and awesome again, and sharing on Awesome HubPages and on HP.

      Hope you are sleeping well . . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Eddy, thank you for reading and commenting on my poem. I really appreciate you.

      Have a blessed day.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Clever and snappy Shyron.

      I loved it and vote up.

      Eddy.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you for your comment, I appreciate it as always. You are such a dear friend. Lots of luck on your new FB site.

      I hope that all is well with you, I see you either did not go to bed until late or got up very, very early.

      I hope to talk to soon.

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Came back because I really do think this is a such a fun and interesting poem. Voted it up again and interesting/awesome, also posted it on my new FB site and will share with followers too.

      Hope all is well with you. I just finished writing a lengthy treatise on fpherj48's article about writer's block, so I have been more content previously than at the moment. Take care . .

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Jo, thank you for the comment I am so glad you enjoyed it.

      I don't know how the Cotton Candy flavored green grapes made

      to taste like cotton candy, but they do. They are amazing.

      Keep the smile and have a hug from me to you.

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      Jo Alexis-Hagues 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

      I love cotton candy, but I've never tried green

      I'd buy witches fingers but I haven't a bean

      Your poem is fantastic

      Not being sarcastic

      I looked at the heading

      And smiles started spreading :))))))))

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Nell, thank you so much for stopping by and for the comment.

      Blessings.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      FlourishAnyway, thank you for stopping by and reading my poem and leaving a comment.

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Now that was really clever! lol! I have never heard of Witch fingers before! well, apart from mine.....LOL! loved it!

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      FlourishAnyway 3 years ago from USA

      I have not seen these, but I will definitely be on the lookout for them now! Loved this different poem!

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Devika, thank you so very much for the compliment and comment.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Dear Faith, I am always happy to see you. I do hope that your supermarket has the specialty grapes and the apples. I prefer Ambrosia Apples, but that is just me.

      Thank you for the comment up votes and sharing

      Happy Fourth and blessings to you also.

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Lovely photos and a wonderful poem with such strength always an interesting thought from you.

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      Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

      Dear Shyron,

      What a delightful poem and an educational one at that too! I really loved learning about the Witch Fingers and Cotton Candy and ... Pink Ladies.

      I will have to hunt these out at the supermarket. I hope they have these here in the deep South.

      Voted up ++++ and away

      Happy Fourth and many blessings always

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      By the way the "Pink Ladies" I also bought at Sprouts, are Apples.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Thank you Kevin, you should try these grapes, they really are tasty.

      And the witch fingers are in the bowl on my dining table are real, not kidding.

      Happy 4th of July

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      The Examiner-1 3 years ago

      Shyron,

      I had to Google to see if I was right, and I was not so I would have voted No in the poll.

      Kevin

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      moonlake, I have missed you, so happy to see you.

      Thank you for the Votes-up.

      I hope you have a great 4th

      Shyron

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      moonlake 3 years ago from America

      I have not had Witches Fingers but will look for them. Green Cotton Candy I may have had. Enjoyed your poem. Voted up

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Peggy, thank you for your comment and sharing, I hope that you find them and enjoy them as much as I do.

      Happy 4th to you also.

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      Peggy Woods 3 years ago from Houston, Texas

      We have a Sprouts not far from us. I have not noticed them for sale there nor knew that they even existed until reading this hub of yours. Interesting! Will look for them next time! Happy 4th of July tomorrow! Sharing this on HP.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      John, thank you for the compliment and comment. This was a fun poem to write, most of it came to me in the supermarket that sell these grapes.

      Have a blessed weekend.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      lyns, thank you so much for stopping by to read about these novelty grapes. I am so glad I bought them.

      Have a blessed weekend and holiday

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Ruby, thank you for your comment. If you like red grapes you will love witch fingers, the green grapes taste like cotton candy I love them both.

      If you have a Sprouts supermarket they would probably sell them.

      Have a blessed and wonderful weekend.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Kevin, thank you for you comment, votes up, and sharing.

      I found these grapes at Sprouts, the witch fingers taste like regular red grapes and the cotton candy ones are green grapes that taste like cotton candy.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Bill, thank you so much for you comment. I am so glad you liked my poem.

      Thank you for the compliment also.

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      John Hansen 3 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Strange but fun poem Shyron. I had no idea what witch fingers were (long grapes?) and I thought green cotton candy was something you bought at a fair...lol. I did enjoy this lighthearted spoof.

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      Shyron E Shenko 3 years ago from Texas

      Au fait, thank you so much for the comment, votes up, pinning and sharing.

      I hope you have a blessed night.

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      lyns 3 years ago from USA

      Great hub love the photos, never heard of this though, voted up and/+73141207p

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I've never had either or seen them, they look delicious. I love grapes and i love the song. I have the Marvin Gaye version. Your table setting is lovely. Sharing on twitter. Hugs..

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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Heck, I just loved the title...and then I got a bonus with this very fun poem....Shyron, you improve daily. Well done my friend.

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      The Examiner-1 3 years ago

      I was going to vote in the poll but but I could not, because the names sound familiar and I think that I have had them only I am not sure. In the back of my mind I think I picture the Witch fingers, and green cotton candy rings as some vegetable.

      I thought that the poem was beautiful. I voted it up and straight across. I shared it, pinned it and I even G+ it to see what they thought.

      Kevin

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      Love this fun poem and the photo too. Voted up and AI. Pinned to AH and will share. Now I'm on my way to the P.O. because it will be closed up tight tomorrow so this is my last chance for this week. Hope your day is going well . . .