Another salmon season, and another call for smelly prose and poetry celebrating Alaskans' favorite prey. The 49 Writers organization has published the three finalists (by two "writers") in its annual Ode to a Dead Salmon contest. Here's a sample:
Ode to a Dead Salmon 2
By Lee Goodman
I love salmon, I said with a smile, / not knowing this fish had turned vile / So appetite whetted, / I ate what was fetid / And barfed till I only had bile.
Read the rest and cast your vote for a winner at 49 Writers.