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It was a pleasant Saturday night in November 1998. My friend and I attended a church meeting where a renowned television minister spoke about heavenly accounts. The idea ..  
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Milk Duds
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I ate them undercover

when the dark blanketed

the movie theatre

and I sank

into my seat

my heavy, ungainly body


with the audience of mid-week

trench coated men

the odd deranged housewife

muttering to the

impassive kernels of her popcorn

I let the sweet

dark droplets

descend down my

tightened throat

pleasuring myself

under a wide encompassing screen





and scream.

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Reviewed by Zenith Elliott
This brought back fond memories of the box of milk duds I savored the other day! Excellent work! ~Z~
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader)
right on!
Reviewed by Paul Berube
Doug, excellent write. When I was a kid it was juju beads that were the craze. ( I don't even know if I spelt that right )
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
I can relate. Enjoyed, Doug!
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers
I love milk duds. But more than the candies I loved as a child to sit in the darkness of the movies every Saturday afternoon and just smell the popcorn and thrill of those B movies. Good write. Lisa
Reviewed by No Longer Member (Reader)
excellant work Doug. Do they still play those movies?
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