By Gigi Baldovino Gosnell
This plate of food colours my cheeks with gentle glow or bellowing sullenness It gives me a crawling sensation with a crabby sting cradling a cancerous cringe My gut grumbles imagining the bruised neck of chicken hotly parboiled My mouth twists with epileptic pleasure on ground patties oily and Offaly Deliciousness for the few A hundred years of agony forkprints cruelty on this plate of food
Gigi Baldovino Gosnell has degrees in Psychology and Education. She lectures in Psychology, worked in various NGOs, and the public service in the fields of women empowerment, land reform, social development and local government.
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