Tuesday 21 July 2009

Black Magic

How svelte, how elegant, how sparing the line.
Just a dash of yellow

or a wash of magenta.

The tilt of the head,
the cool appraising glances,
the enigmatic smiles,

Our favourites for Christmas, Easter and birthdays.
A surefire present for Mother.

All in this iconic black box,
where even the corrugated paper inside
smelt good enough to eat.

So what have Nestle done?

They've changed them!

I can't find anyone with a good word to say for them.

Which are your favourite chocolates?


  1. Don't you hate it when they do that?!

    My favourite chocolate right now is Green & Black's. Every type I've tried is just scrumptious!

    Hope you find a new favourite!!!

  2. I love the one with cherries in it but one day I bit on a stray stone which was painful. They sent me some vouchers in recompense (because I told them they needed to warn people and apparently they do but in such tiny writing) so I bought one bar of each type. All delicious.

  3. Those were the days hey?! When life was simpler, and advertising had pure class!
    Love Vanessa xxx (do you mind if i knit)