For What We Take

I put you in a floured, plastic bag
and then a flimsy, deep aluminum pan
since eating winged things
and quickly tossing the mess that’s left
is how we Americans give thanks.

2012

2 Responses to “For What We Take”

  1. Fey says:

    Ya. We are good at this. We’ve pretty much treated the whole planet this a’way

  2. Padma Thornlyre says:

    Thanking the turkey
    is more giving than thanking
    God for the turkey.

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