Cannibal Song: The 29-Flavor Barbecue . aka Ogreish Stew . a poem by Alice B. Clagett

Written on 2 May 2019

Dear Ones,

Here is a new poem for you, about an event that … I am pleased to convey … did not take place in the year 2016, in Red Rock Canyon State Park, Santa Clarita, California, fairly close to where I live …

A Poem by Alice B. Clagett
Soundtrack and Words
2 May 2019


Where do you put a cannibal kid?
Into a pot and under a lid?

Is it the ego, or maybe the id?
What could be broke in the cannibal kid?

How do you figure a cannibal’s bile
Relates to the things you consider worthwhile?

What do you say to the cannibal’s guile
When the charming man says, with a toothsome smile,

“Will you drop by my place for a while?
“I make a mean meatloaf. I’ll do it in style!”

What, oh what will that ogre make you?
People tartare. or cannibal stew
Or 29-flavor barbecue?

Shall we eschew, or hie ourselves nigh
That camo cook with a cloaked banzai?

Consider what might be required of the guest
And just say no! to that wry guy’s jest.

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

Soundtrack and Words


Anthropophagy Is definitely
Not this poetess’ cup of tea!

Alice B. Clagett

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Except where otherwise noted, “2U3D: Blessings, Stories and Poems” by Alice B. Clagett … is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License … ..


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