“Make Mine a Moxie”

MOXIE at the convenience store,

Convenient so I can buy more….

It’s not sugar free

but smaller bottles make me

Happy that my blood sugar won’t soar

(as high…!)

Jonathan Caswell

*MOXIE” is a soda flavored with gentian root extract and first appeared as a nerve tonic syrup. It predated Coca-cola and at one time outsold Coke. It is favored in some parts of the New England states and elsewhere. Interestingly, the MOXIE brand was recently purchased by Coca-Cola, the national corporation! Many bigger grocery chains carried and then dropped it for other, faster-selling. craft sodas. —the author.

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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