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I Don’t Eat Birds

But I promise: I won’t make it your problem

Photo by Chris Smith on Unsplash

With few exceptions, I am a non-bird-eater.

I mean, I’m not going to turn down duck a l’orange. And if I’m sick, chicken broth is just the thing.

But imagine what it’s like when someone invites me to Thanksgiving and I have to explain that I don’t eat turkey. They think I’m crazy as a loon.




Higher Ground is a publication where writers can come together to share the experiences that make us human — the stories that make us laugh, cry, and inspire us to work for a better world

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Jennifer K

Jennifer K

Champion of Strong Women | Seeker of truth, enlightenment, and avocado toast | Top Writer in Humor | Staunch defender of the Oxford Comma

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