So quickly what was once a kitchen preparation
headed for a mouth
becomes a taboo piece of disgust within a trash can.
How can it be?
Children warned to keep their hands out of the trash.
Washing feverishly after touching things near the bin.
A dog scolded for venturing a whiff.
A filthy crow loitering near the dumpster.
Things once clean demolished by a new idea of unclean.
Once useful. Now garbage, headed for oblivion.