Welcome to Ethical SuperMegamart
buy a jar of organic Conscience-Ease
bring your own cotton bag
much easier for dump pickers to use
request a knobbly carrot
love its ugly
but purchase some eco-friendly skin care
so you yourself don’t get craggy
at the counter
offset your food miles with
today there’s a special offer on
no added chemicals
except those that make up every single—
no nasties, we mean, of course
don’t be so cynical!
no antibiotics in the meat or veg, because…
superbugs and… vaccines?
oh, don’t even go there
it’s scientifically proven
to do what it says
that’s good, you’ve assuaged
my confirmation bias
all these ethical choices
sold by the pound
in one convenient location
Today’s GloPoWriMo prompt was to write a georgic in honour of Earth Day. Your Georgic could be a simple set of instructions on how to grow or care for something, but it could also incorporate larger themes as to how land should be used (or not used), or for what purposes.
Enjoyed the cynicism. I leave my snark on the world often.
I’m a cynical hypocrite who bought bamboo toothbrushes recently (btw – they suck)
I much prefer to guzzle directly from the nozzle of the big ag and pharma companies. I trust that they have our best interests in mind.
straight to the source, eh? Nice one.
My organic lentils are simmering quietly on their shelf. The hand-crafted super-food smoothie in a recyclable bottle looks like it’s about to blow.
This post was very amusing. The scale reminded me of Willy Wonka. I would love your feedback on a few of my shorts at Gastradamus. Your witty words are needed. Hope to see you there
Ahh flattery will get you far! 🙂
I hope my charm will bring you to the comment section of my epics Eatin an Eskimo, a few good fries and Lardy Arms