Crunchy

Crisp...Crisp...Crisp... I could hear the chips fading away in their mouths...Steps and steps; Steps and more steps;

Steps and steps
Steps and more steps
Carried by the wave into the corn plantation

And the work began
Travailing in the melting element
And the Scorchness of the deep sweat always meticulously mixed with Salt by the nemesis

Entering the eyes
Stinging like a bee
And hurting like a new wound
Poached throat
No water of life in sight
And Oh!!! How numerous are we farmers of the burden

And now the whole corn has been harvested
And taken to the storeroom
And with the bowls firmly placed on chests
One corn is thrown in it
And broken into halves
Like the farmer's heart
One is roasted, One is boiled

And while munching
The bullion van passes
With the pot-bellied cockroaches in ascending order
Surfacing from the deep

Sounds were heard
And there it was
The Sound we hated to hear
Crisp...Crisp...Crisp...
Went the sound
And our corn is converted to
Crunchy chips

Wails, Shrieks from a distance
Out of hunger and pain
And the pot-bellied cockroaches
Would always say as usual
It's not your corns we use to make the chips
Who makes chips from corn?

And then they are off again
And we take our hoes, little and great alike, baskets
And bowls back to the plantation to travail in tears as it waters the ground.

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