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Ruth and Dave's

There was a store in Brooklyn selling Food we’d often crave. The owners were a couple Known to all as Ruth and Dave. On weekends I was sent there Walking just a few short blocks To buy bagels, cream cheese, whitefish And some thin-sliced salty lox. At times there was baked salmon And if my mom had the urge, On chocolate-covered jells And graham crackers we would splurge. It wasn’t every week we’d get Those yummy foods to eat. We knew a trip to Ruth and Dave’s Was for a special treat. So many years have passed I’m sure That Ruth and Dave are dead, But I can see them smiling, She with braids piled on her head.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2022




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Date: 1/11/2022 6:57:00 AM
Love the vivid imagery of Ruth's braided hair topped on her head. / Maurice
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Date: 1/6/2022 10:07:00 PM
I am dying to know what a chocolate covered jell is!
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Date: 1/5/2022 10:53:00 AM
And you could really do that without a facemask? Aloha!
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Date: 1/4/2022 6:02:00 PM
On Sundays we would buy hard rolls, those crusty on the outside and soft on the inside - perfect with butter. I worked the midnight shift at Dennys so I would pick them up at my Dad’s request…mmm
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Date: 1/4/2022 3:22:00 PM
Happy memories of long ago, its lovely to look back at happy times in our lives. Tom
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