Friday, 8 June 2007

Life is Cheep


'Three chickens for a fiver!'
Bellowed the market stall holder.
I avert my eyes
From his three-for-one life buys.

Roll on the dawn of the GM factory hen.
No head, no feet, no nuisance waste of beak.
Just the meat and nothing but the meat, then.

© LS King 2007

1 comment:

Dan said...

Excellent poem - strong image!