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147 Because he’s spurred you grab him by his neck and his legs Hold him in both your hands Look him in the eye Let him ask if you are to kill him today Then tell him yes—say yes with your own eye Just before you take him to the clothesline and tie him up by his yellow feet Take a blade Cut his throat Watch his blood drip to the ground Watch his wings spread and flap and flap and while you watch this desperate bird and think to yourself I will never be like him How to Kill a Rooster rebecca gayle howell 148 ecotone remember in the end you will drop him in boiling water—pluck each of his oily feathers between your fingers Remember in the end you will taste him for good ...

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ISSN
2165-2651
Print ISSN
1553-1775
Pages
pp. 147-148
Launched on MUSE
2012-10-03
Open Access
No
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