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Lesson Learned - Dec. 13, 2023

I taught him how

to toast corn muffins


I watch his butter-ladened knife

smother the charred surface

and watch it disappear

solid to liquid to a mucky

unexplainable quicksand


don’t eat more than

one at a time   I tell him


or it will dull the blade

that carves excellent memories


I found out after eating

three of them


this kind of bliss

is a one-time thing


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