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Cooking Class [Revised] (Free verse) by DreamerSupreme
Cuts of meat hang clothesline style over my fire; smoke paints flesh a deep ebony. I sit, staring at my stove pondering spices; wrapping bacon neatly its grease slipping slowly like sweat. My knife balances in my scarred fingers; it lingers close to the strings squeezing juice into the pan. slicing twice, I relieve the meat's stress and walk slowly to my table to be Hannibal and bite deep, watching the blood seep onto green grass. Students watch my class in horror, I smile knowing they will remember this summer forever.

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Arithmetic Mean: 7.6
Weighted score: 5.3099275
Overall Rank: 3585
Posted: July 28, 2003 4:21 PM PDT; Last modified: July 29, 2003 2:08 PM PDT
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[8] <{Baba^Yaga}> @ 24.126.113.154 | 28-Jul-03/4:31 PM | Reply
Tar tar, 101.
[n/a] DreamerSupreme @ 69.19.179.135 > <{Baba^Yaga}> | 28-Jul-03/4:33 PM | Reply
now now, we aint havin fish sticks. :P
[9] http://mulberryfairy @ 216.195.145.75 | 29-Jul-03/7:18 PM | Reply
Too bad it was a vegetarian cooking class. Did you still get credit for the class? I became a vegetarian after going to a southern family reunion during which a whole pig was cooked and this, therefore brings back very nauseating vivid memories- "its grease slipping slowly like sweat" is such a perfect description, 9.
[n/a] DreamerSupreme @ 204.31.164.61 > http://mulberryfairy | 30-Jul-03/12:40 AM | Reply
Ah now, i never went to cooking class.. actually.. yeah, now that i think about it i actually did, but it wasn't a vegetarian class. But i was using the whole poem as like a metaphor for writing poetry actually.. but either way its still a good read, cooking class or writing.
[9] Lifeboatman @ 202.78.97.13 | 29-Jul-03/7:52 PM | Reply
Juicy!!! What's for dessert?? 9...
[n/a] DreamerSupreme @ 204.31.164.61 > Lifeboatman | 30-Jul-03/12:36 AM | Reply
ah, icecream. cherry cuban flavor. ;)
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