food for thoughts
July 25, 2002 12:50 PM

I like the idea of writing down lists on the thin ricepaper wrapping of those japanese fruit candies that are somewhere between hard candy and bubblegum. And then eating your words.

I've never done this, I just like the idea of literally eating words. It's like ingesting [insert your comestible religious figure of choice]. I'm thinking Year King. Communion. Symbolic.

I hate the idea of "eating your words" as a figure of speech. For the longest time, I thought it meant taking them in and absorbing them. I thought this was so beautiful. Some words you want to devour. But to eat words as a way of taking them back makes conversation feel like bulimia. I don't take words back, even when they're not understood, even when they're wrong.

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words are so slippery and prone to so many interpretations that eating them or chiseling them into stone seem both a waste of time.

these are the thoughts of eris on July 26, 2002 10:59 AM

something to chew on.

food for thought.

these are the thoughts of ms lauren on July 26, 2002 01:29 PM

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