Confessions in The Career of An Oompa Loompa

Updated on February 23, 2018
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Confessions In The Career of An Oompa Loompa

Oompa Loompa
Oompa Loompa

I was born to be an Oompa Loompa! I had so much fun working in Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory! And, naturally, I thought that (as one of Mr. Wonka's famed employees), I would have had the liberty of dipping into as many gum-drops, gummy bears, jelly beans, and lollipops as I pleased! Why wouldn’t I?

Oompa Loompa Song

Confessions

My Chocolate Career


I use to be

a hard-working

Oompa Loompa,

in Willy Wonka's

Factory,


Until the day

that I got fired,

due to my job

performance

being unsatisfactory!



Sealing My Fate


Willy Wonka noticed

that his candy

was disappearing,

at an ever

alarming rate;


Then, when he saw

the chocolate running

down my mouth,

that sort of

sealed my fate.



Willy Wonka


Yes, I ate some

of Willy Wonka's

precious candy,

but I meant

no lasting harm;


Peculiar how missing

a few gumdrops,

here and there,

made stingy, Mr. Wonka lose

all of his charismatic charm!



All You Can Eat


Never would I have become

an Oompa Loompa,

if I had known that

the candy would not

have been "all you can eat";


After all, I dyed my skin

permanently green,

anticipating the ongoing

rewards, of shoveling down

my throat, treat after treat!



Santa Claus


Now that I am no longer

an Oompa Loompa,

but still fashion

the color of a bright,

fluorescent, green,


A frolicsome elf,

will be my next career move,

since Santa Claus

has lots of candy, (fresh in stock!),

from what I have peeked in,

and clearly seen!

~

Confessions in The Career of An Oompa Loompa


Now that I am permanently holographic lime-green, I will see you all during the Christmas season as an elf. I will make my rounds to each of your houses, and help myself to all of your candy canes which decorate your beautiful Christmas trees. If you have any chocolate laying around, it will be mine, too. Merry Christmas!

Oompa Loompa!

Do you think Willy Wonka’s employees should be allowed all-you-can-eat treats?

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    • Rhyme Vine Poetry profile imageAUTHOR

      Tamara Yancosky Moore 

      7 weeks ago from Uninhabited Regions

      Natalie, indeed! I am glad I quit my job as an Oompa Loompa! They didn’t even provide Dental Insurance, and with all the chocolate I was able to get my hands on, I definitely needed dental protection!

      Your visit is always a sweet pleasure :-)

      Hugs,

      Tamara

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      Natalie Frank 

      7 weeks ago from Chicago, IL

      And he's so very wealthy, having earned his money on the backs of the poor Oompah Loompahs who have to work so very hard. Certainly with all the candy he makes, or rather they make, he could spare enough for a staff of Oompah Loompahs - what other benefits do they get? What other benefits would they possibly want? Not to mention they have to deal with some very naughty children whenever they get out of hand - I would imagine this isn't even in their job description!

    • Rhyme Vine Poetry profile imageAUTHOR

      Tamara Yancosky Moore 

      6 months ago from Uninhabited Regions

      Dream On,

      I do, and will be glad to share with you :-)

      Hugs,

      Tamara

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      DREAM ON 

      6 months ago

      I wondered if you have any chocolate left over ? It is a little early in the morning but mmmm chocolate always sounds so good. A wonderful read every time I read it.

    • Rhyme Vine Poetry profile imageAUTHOR

      Tamara Yancosky Moore 

      7 months ago from Uninhabited Regions

      Michael,

      So, it’s going to be pizza and chocolate for me, today, since your comments have made me start craving these things, again..lol.

      I will be by your Hubpages, later today, to read some more of your posts. I also want to Follow you.

      Big hugs,

      Tamara

      xxx

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      DREAM ON 

      7 months ago

      My wife will love this one. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is one of her favorites. I was hoping you still had some connections to all that delicious candy. You made my mouth water. Another great way to start the day. Funny.

    • Rhyme Vine Poetry profile imageAUTHOR

      Tamara Yancosky Moore 

      8 months ago from Uninhabited Regions

      Thank you, Linda, for your very sweet comment. It was lovely to have your visit!

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      Linda Crampton 

      8 months ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This is very creative and funny! Thanks for the entertainment, Tamara.

    • Rhyme Vine Poetry profile imageAUTHOR

      Tamara Yancosky Moore 

      8 months ago from Uninhabited Regions

      Thanks, Bill :-) Glad you enjoyed. Oops, I just got chocolate all over my keyboard...

    • Rhyme Vine Poetry profile imageAUTHOR

      Tamara Yancosky Moore 

      8 months ago from Uninhabited Regions

      .haha..you are welcome, Dora. Thank you for your fun comment :-)

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      William Kovacic 

      8 months ago from Pleasant Gap, PA

      What a fun read, Tamara! I enjoyed the pictures, too, as I reminisced. Thank for this post. You certainly do have a way with words.

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      Dora Weithers 

      8 months ago from The Caribbean

      What a fun mood you create here. A little frolicking fun is in order once a day. Thanks for the Oompa Loompa session today.

    • Rhyme Vine Poetry profile imageAUTHOR

      Tamara Yancosky Moore 

      8 months ago from Uninhabited Regions

      Flourish, Yes! Exactly! And, besides, Mr. Wonka valued his chocolate as much as I valued it :-( (LOL)

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      FlourishAnyway 

      8 months ago from USA

      I wouldn’t make it as an employee in a chocolate factory. Very low production from sampling the goodies.

    • Rhyme Vine Poetry profile imageAUTHOR

      Tamara Yancosky Moore 

      8 months ago from Uninhabited Regions

      Hari,

      Thank you for your tasty comment, as well :-) Yummy, Yummy, Yummy... lol.

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      Hari Prasad S 

      8 months ago from Bangalore

      Very fun filled poem. Enjoyed it twice tamara. Yummy.

      - hari

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