Cucumber
by Stephen Fowler from Marshall High School
Published in the 2006-2007 WITS Anthology Mostly What I’m Made Of

Chillin’ with my homies
on the vine. Talking to the ladies
minding my own business. Dude come
up. Gave him an uppercut. Left jab
right jab and rip he took me from
the vine just like that. Woke up
in a bag. Got dumped in water.
Too tired to put up a fight. Put me
in some kind of stuff…

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