Skip to main content

Eat the Pink...a poem.





 
Eat the Pink

We don’t want it anymore, so take it back. Stuff it back in whatever sort of pepto bismol hell hole you pulled it out of in the first place. You think that it makes us happy, numbs our senses, keeps us quiet and focused on swaddling plush teddy bears in pastel blankets. We finally recognized the hypnotic manipulation that you presented to us along with our rose colored glasses. We aren’t going to placate you by pretending that we like it anymore. We refuse to spoon-feed your submissive poison to our daughters. They will grow up knowing that they have an entire spectrum of colors to choose from. Their lives are not limited to the power puff façade of happiness that you would prefer to train them with. They are capable of more than playing house and wasting away twenty years of their lives planning a dream wedding.  You’ve been holding us down with your pathetic pink plans for a reason. Somewhere inside the madness of your machine you know that without these heavy layers of tinted bullshit weighing us down, we have the potential to surpass your wildest expectations. If you happen to be one of the sex who is small enough to fear that time, then I can’t wait to see your expression when it happens. Red girls will surprise you and purple ones will confuse you. The green ones will frighten you by leaving you, not knowing what to expect. You may not even know that you are doing it, the system forces hands without effort. Do you really want your little girl to have that Barbie doll? Does your niece want the cotton candy cowboy boots, or would she prefer the crocodile skin with spurs? Isn’t she worth more than pom-poms? Doesn’t she deserve more than a future full of diet pills and date rape? We want to be something that you can be proud of, and that’s why we’ve tolerated your plastic oppression for so long, nothing lasts forever though, and the blush barriers have broken down. The rainbow flood is charging through, so you can have the coral cake you baked, and you can eat it too.






Comments

Popular posts from this blog

20 Things…you learn after moving to Florida.

20 Things…you learn after moving to Florida.
1.There is a big difference between a roach and a palmetto bug. Real roaches are the guys from New York. They infest, they are spooky smart, they are dirty and nasty, and you have to work really hard to get rid of them. Palmetto bugs however, are big and creepy and dumb. You usually see them outside at night and they will fly right at your face. They don’t infest because they are native and they can’t survive in our AC temps. 2.Every public indoor place will always be frigid. Most of your friend’s houses will be as well. I take a sweater with me almost everywhere that I go, and if I forget to I regret it. 3.Outside of weather emergencies, weathermen are superfluous. In the rainy season, which is most of the time, there is an eighty percent chance of rain, every single day. The weather man has no idea what time it will rain, how hard, or for how long, and there is no way for him to predict it. You just have to go out there with your fingers cr…

The Power Of Willful Ignorance

I watched a woman say these words in a speech a few moments ago and nothing could be more true...willful ignorance is insanely powerful. Willful ignorance is the reason that good German people allowed their neighbors to be dragged off by the Nazis in the middle of the night. It is the reason that American people choose to believe our homeless are lazy and irresponsible instead of facing the reality that their situations have arisen because of widespread mental illness and cooperate greed. It is the reason that you will pick up a steak on your way home from work tonight, not bothering to find out where it came from, because you just don’t want to know. The truth is too disgusting.
I have gone on about the meat industry quite a bit and my goal here is not to do that. I love to eat meat, I will state that again, but the example that comes from our consumption of factory meat is so powerful when it comes to explaining willful ignorance that I want to use it. Out of ALL of the many, many,…

Crustless Pumpkin Pie

This sophisticated version of pumpkin pie is amazingly smooth & rich. It is also Gluten-Free & free of Refined Sugar. 


Ingredients:

29oz pumpkin puree - 1 lg. can
1 stick unsalted butter - softened
8oz cream cheese - softened
5 eggs
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
1/2 c. honey
1 c. GF flour 






Whipped cream:

1 c. heavy cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract




Honey to drizzle on top.





Making it Happen:

Combine all of the ingredients for the pie in a mixing bowl and mix on medium speed until well combined. When the batter is smooth, pour it into a greased 9x13 baking pan and bake in an oven pre-heated to 350 degrees for one hour.





Allow the pie to cool for 30 minutes before slicing.




To make the whipped cream, blend the chilled heavy cream in a chilled bowl on high speed until it begins to thicken, add the vanilla and continue blending until the cream is thick. 





Plate pie with whipped cream & drizzle with honey. Enjoy!