Our beloved Peanut Butter & the Pen quarterly community class and is now a series of weekly after-school classes at 18 Reasons taught by Claire Rawlins. Our meaty metaphors and saucy similes served as the perfect after-school snack – see for yourself!
“Roast chicken rushes right off the rim of the real plate right into my tummy.”
Mady’s Recipe of Me:
“1 piece of rock salt which means your life is full of flavor
3 dill pickles which mean everything to me
1 oxilion olive which I love
75 cups of Judaism
100 lbs of little
2,000,000,000,000,000 cups of happiness.”
Kaya’s Ode to the Potato Chip:
“You are crispy and salty
like day breaking into night
like a swan hitting the surface
of the water after a long flight.
You are waiting to crack and
tell me your story, your accent
is from tears, waiting to break free
of the bag. Alas, I seize you in my hand.
You are the center of my mind.”
Anaïs’s food love letter:
“A chocolate cake is like crunchy, happy cherries.”
Ninive’s food love letter:
It melts in my mouth.
You are tasty. You have
sugar and I love sugar.
I love you because you
“I love fish and chips. Fish and chips are so crunchy on the outside and moist and soft on the inside and it tastes delicious in soy sauce which is salty and sour.”