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Milk Duds
by Doug Holder
Thursday, January 08, 2004

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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


hidden


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


letting


this


B-Movie


scream


and scream.

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Reviewed by Zenith Elliott 1/9/2004
This brought back fond memories of the box of milk duds I savored the other day! Excellent work! ~Z~
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 1/8/2004
right on!
Reviewed by Paul Berube 1/8/2004
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 1/8/2004
I can relate. Enjoyed, Doug!
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 1/8/2004
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) 1/8/2004
excellant work Doug. Do they still play those movies?
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