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Friday, August 29th, 2014

Patricia Lockwood Writes About Perfectly Roasted Pturkeydactyls for 'Grub Street'

"11 p.m.: I sip a mug of kratom tea, which is a legal vitamin that makes music sound better to people. It also makes you very hungry. Under its influence, I wolf an enormous turkey sandwich while listening to Brain Salad Surgery and become one with the glittering cosmos. My mouth glistens with a galaxy of mayonnaise. Turkey is … a dinosaur, I think, disoriented, and fall asleep dreaming of myself flying a pturkeydactyl so close to the sun that it becomes perfectly roasted and embraces me with a pair of enormous brown drumsticks. Food is truly a miracle."

- Poet and author Patricia Lockwood chronicles five days of her eating habits for Grub Street.

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