on the morning of day eight
God was hungry
and God chose the humble
potato for nourishment.
However, God found
its taste unpleasant,
so, God cast it to the ground.
When God casts something,
it doesn’t stop easily;
and the potato passed through
Earth’s hot core and out the other side,
in shreds and fried.
Still hungry, yet forgiving,
God reached down and gathered up
the shredded fried potato to eat,
but God still found its taste lacking.
God, being omnipotent, then said,
“Let there be a condiment that gives
common food heavenly taste.”
And God created
And it came to pass on day eight,
and, lo, with eyebrows like golden arches,
God was elated.
Then great joy poured forth from all living beings
for they came to know the pleasure of taste.
Pleased, God created