State Fair Turkey Legs

Robert_bio_photo_1___version_3__1_by Robert L. Ferrier20 Oct 2014

Smell them along the midway
pungent, crusty, juicy brown magnets
pulling you past the deep fried Twinkies
Indian Tacos and chicken on a stick
until you see them smoked and stacked
grab yours like Henry the Eighth
bite through the crispy top curve
juice sluicing your mouth, bringing tears
pink meat marriage of sugar and salt
blinding you to the carny’s call.