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  School Paste
by D. L. Vegas
Friday, May 18, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Children will be children...



We were no more
Than seven and eight
Doing something
We should not have
Been doing-
Children will be children
We were so excited
Paste-
School paste
All we needed
Was water and flour
After making our concoction
We threw it in our sisters'
Top drawer of their chest of drawers
About a week or so-
A terrible smell
Came from that drawer
My mother found 
Our paste




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Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
giggle...and I'll bet you never did that again!!! That stuff used to work pretty good and it was non-toxic....those were the good ole days..when you could have your paste and eat it too....giggle

Anna
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Yes when I think of crafts and school, those were the things we had too, make your own glue, 8 pack Crayola crayons, brown drawing paper books, and Campfire notebooks....so much has changed.
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Reviewed by Ronald Hull
I really hated it when I saw other kids eating paste. But now I realize, unlike my mom, their mothers didn't leave them properly, and they were malnourished.

Besides, that stuff never stuck very long unless you made papier-mâché.

Ron
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
Such fun memories (wee bit icky for Mother). When you said school paste I remember the white paste that actually tasted good! A nice waxy concoction with bits of construction paper in it from little fingers dipping in and spreading it on our paper. Thank you for the morning smiles. A nice trigger to think back to those days.

Love and Light
Lily
Reviewed by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse
I played with matches one time under a pine green truck with my brother and a pile of dried leaves. Apparently we were under the gas tank!
Thank Goodness the neighbor lady seen what we were doing with our little fire....
Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci
I remember making that kind of paste!! It worked fine ON PAPER!! LOL !!!

Jane
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
Naughty girl, girls will be girls though. Beautiful new bio picture.
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