both scroll

both are neatly serrated

both are flat and square like paper

both became essential once invented

both are best enjoyed and disposed of promptly

both are slightly embarrassing if made public

both have been used creatively


Richard Berry wrote the lyrics to Louie, Louie on toilet paper.

(I learned that on a blog.)

and I made a wreath in kindergarten

one wire coat hanger pulled into a circle

and three pastel colors of Charmin

crumpled green, pink, blue…

our teacher called them marvelous!

so here goes