Posts Tagged ‘memories of candy’

This week’s topic is in honor of Steve Almond’s most wonderful book, Candyfreak: A Journey Through the Chocolate Underbelly of America

What sweets did you eat as a child? Watermelon sticks? Bubble Yum?

Were you a hot tamale in your twenties? Or perhaps a big hunk. 

Do you sometimes feel like a nut?

Write about sugar, sugar. It can be a 10- or 15-minute practice, confectionary haiku, a list of things you like about sweetmeat, a short essay, an ode to jawbreakers–anything you like. It’s all dandy. Just don’t sugarcoat.


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