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  • Before the apocalypse: tomatoes.

    After the deluge: bread.

    In between the mania of spectacle at podia of hectoring and sucker punches: garlic.

    You might be alone or in company. The only use for the knife will be the nice slice inside the ciabatta, the eternal soft squish release of the tomato seeds, the body caress of the tomato on the bread, the garlic massage, the world on your hands after.

    (Photo by Susan, December 24, 2015)
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