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Time in a Bottle


Even in an era

of supersizing,

the small bottle

has remained.


The pulpy cloud inside

has also endured.


Television offered

an opportunity

to shake things.


The bottle needs

to be shaken.


It has a waist

like a wasp

and the bottom

of a princess.




Source: “Jean-Claude Beton, Who Gave Orangina Its Signature Bottle, Dies at 88,” The New York Times, 12/7/13. Available online here.

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