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Does Collecting Make You Feel Dirty?
Numbing the Pain
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_luaineach From: _luaineach Date: July 30th, 2008 04:27 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Mmmmm Milanos. I always have those on my Christmas Eve after-dinner-coffee-tray, along with homemade biscotti. So good! Although I wouldn't consider them "tightly rolled" so your teacher is a bit off the mark, in my opinion.
cbertsch From: cbertsch Date: July 30th, 2008 05:56 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
Me too. As a kind I used to have them at my aunt and uncle's apartment in NYC with Pepsi. So decadent. I wasn't allowed to do that sort of thing at home. But during my yearly one-week visits I would do that and worse. Worse? How about Twinkies and strawberry soda for "breakfast."

Oh, and what the teacher means is that most Pepperidge Farm cookies, including Milanos, are not tightly rolled. That's why it's necessary to write "Pirouettes" instead. It's a recasting of the comments I got back on my "Spring in California" poem, the one that begins, "Even the flowers here know no time/Blinded by sameness. . ." My real-life teacher pointed out that there are plenty of places in California, such as the Sierra foothills, where spring is more "normal" by East Coast or European standards:

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