Tuesday, May 24, 2016

“Two Minutes About Sardines”

“‘Mom,’ I said, ‘Did you put a lot of salt on this sardine? Why is it so salty?’” From an essay by high-school student Fue Xiong, “Two Minutes About Sardines.”

Today I saw someone carrying a Chipotle bag with the words “Two Minutes About Sardines” printed on one side. (I know: what ?) The Internet did the rest. Here’s some background.

Related reading
All OCA sardines posts (Pinboard)

comments: 2

The Crow said...

Wow, what wonderful writing. I will think of them when I have sardines today. I will think of them, and their author's childhood experience, and try not to salt mine with tears.

Thanks for posting this, with the link, Michael.

Michael Leddy said...

I’m happy to be able to share it, Martha.