(entered for 02.07.06)
Meaning: make it permanent so you can stop staring at it. Use examples.
Rewrite 1: take a picture and post it on your desktop
Rewrite 2: want me to draw a sketch of it so the image lasts a while longer?
Rewrite 3: I’d be glad to burniv12 a picture of it on the back of your eyeballs
Rewrite 4: why not do a brass rubbing of the scene so its permanent etched in your mind?
Comment: This cliché takes on the sarcastic, so I tried to stay with that theme as I rewrote it.
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