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when peanuts work right
hank

held between my first and second
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fingers and my first finger
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and thumb of the other hand
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i squeeze so hard that the shell cracks
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sometimes but not always perfectly
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along the line i eat them by two
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18 Nov 06

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it's simple.
i like it.
 — chiq

Describes well one of the small pleasures of life.

Larry nuts lark
 — larrylark

monkey nuts are fun
when they're brittle
but too often you have to
peel the skin off bit by bit
like stubborn wallpaper
that'll only come off in flakes

i love your poem
 — bettalpha

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