July 9th, 2002

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Cheese haikus

We’ve been having a haiku contest in the cheese department for a huge, wooden feta barrel I acquired from a distributor. Over the next few weeks I will share them with you, my lovely readers. I didn’t write any of them but they deserve a wider readership. I think we’re going to make a zine.

So to start it off:
(this may be cheating because it has a title, but I love it.)

Advice of a Cheapskate Anarchist

Creamy Havarti
Is too expensive to throw
Use the tomatoes
-KL

and possibly my favorite so far:

"Cheese Pride!" is our cry
Fight for truth and liberty
The path is the whey
-AW

and fyi, spell check has very few cheese names programmed. No feta? Sheeesh.


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