Conform Comes by the Spoonful
Imagine the digestible children, practically
tasteless, an economical composition. Imagine
the same of raw animal teachers, those
who had been waiting for this air, suggestive
of its purity, without any possibility of shadings.
Imagine the special banishment there is today,
in this present century, of every good quality
and no bad one, that pronounced partiality
known before. Imagine revising wonder, faithful
and long-suffering. A peculiar power, it keeps
indefinitely in ordinary room temperature, chased
by nightmares, but not the unpleasant aftereffects.
Note: Found from Neil, Marion Harris. A "Calendar of Dinners" with 615 Recipes Introducing The Story of Crisco. 14th ed. Cincinnati, OH: Proctor & Gamble, 1919.
Examination Question 2: How Should the Underlying Success Be Sufficiently
And the ways in which they break?
And the manner? And the tests for
determining quality when they are
split into pieces? By this method,
the majority of persons prefer
the nerve and brain thoroughly slow,
like a poached egg that has been allowed
to cool into a paste, rather than overzealous
and making statements that will not
bear the muscle of a question. Chief
among these are known as flakes.
But such weak seed material, grown
in the spring-wheat territory of our
country, it should also be remembered,
is lower in substance. Their value lies
in the fact that they are practically
unperishable and, when not in constant
motion, will settle and burn a hole
through the center, though at best
this is an indirect effect.
Note: Found from Woman's Institute Library of Cookery. Essentials of Cookery: Cereals, Breads, Hot Breads. Scranton, PA: Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences, 1928.
Miami-based poet and writer Jen Karetnick is the author of nine poetry collections, including the award-winning The Crossing Over (Split Rock Review, March 2019) and The Burning Where Breath Used to Be (David Robert Books, August 2020). Her poems appear widely in publications including Crab Orchard Review, The McNeese Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Missouri Review, Salamander, Tampa Review, and Verse Daily. She works as a dining critic, freelance writer, and cookbook author. Please follow on Twitter @Kavetchnik, Instagram @JenKaretnick, Facebook @Kavetchnik or @JenKaretnick, or see jkaretnick.com for more.