Turkey, Dark and Light MAG

By Brianna M., San Diego, CA

My shaved-head-pierced-
Gay-pride-shirt-wearing best friend
Came to Thanksgiving this year.
Though proud to say,
“Meat is murder,” among her
Fellow vegetarians,
She only shook her head
Politely when the turkey was
Passed her way on a silver platter,
Slow-roasted for twelve hours.
My Sicilian grandmother just tutted,
She had always insisted that
Everyone loved a good sausage link,
Of course, turkey wasn’t any different.
She plopped a piece of dark and light,
“See what you like better,”
she grinned and moved onto the next person.
Surrounded by people who would
Never admit vegetarianism for fear of disownment,
She ate her salad quietly around the turkey.

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i love this so much!

Eilatan GOLD said...
on Apr. 13 2010 at 9:51 am
Eilatan GOLD, Old Greenwich, Connecticut
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"Nobody is normal. Everybody in the world is a weirdo freak. Except you, which makes you a weirdo freak."

Oh my goodness, this is so amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love the whole feel of it, and the vegetarian girl really reminds me of myself and how i would act in that situation, i can really connect to this piece and you described the whole situation so perfectly, this is fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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