“chicken fat”

Written for:  The Twiglets #146 – “chicken fat”

chicken skinny
or chicken fat?
Can’t use skinny
in chopped liver ap


Chicken Fat
cannot run
as fast as
Chicken Skinny,
but it hardly ever
comes up.


My grandmother kept
chicken fat in a can
for cooking. Her children

There was a woman who came to the States
from Russia hoping to meet her mate.
She married a lad,
two children they had.
Though they appealed, she cooked meals with chicken fat, for taste.


About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
This entry was posted in Purple's Home and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to “chicken fat”

  1. Jules says:

    Yep… we survived our parents cooking – some cooked better than others.
    Very versatile, most fats. Tallow is used for many things… perhaps some we’d rather not know XD.

    Entertaining and fun – all your verses 🙂


Comments are closed.