Peanut Butter Trick


She kept peanut butter
in her purse
for times when
she needed to stop
her tongue
from making
remarks that would
hurt someone.


*Inspired by the brilliant Egbert Starr’s Potato Chip Man Yoga Retreat (Click here to visit his blog).


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  1. A much more clever method than carrying duct tape in your purse (the preferred method here in North Carolina.) I haven’t figured out how your mind finds these pathways in your poetry, but I am certainly enjoying the journey to find out! 🙂

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