How do you eat an elephant?
One bite at a time.
It helps to have
Of course, if possible
you kill it first.
But if you’re big enough,
perhaps you needn’t.
Does that sound awful?
It is awful. There’s no way around that.
But honestly, you might have to eat it
while it’s still alive.
While you’re thinking about that,
consider how you’ll stop it from moving
long enough to get those bites in.
No matter how large your teeth,
you can’t eat it while it runs.
You’re going to have to stop it
from running. Bring it
to at least a crawl so you can
get a leg up on it
and open your mouth.
Also, can you make that first bite
count toward the slowdown and stopping?
Think on these things, but not
for too long. It’s charging
and it’s huge. Tremendous,
really. But remember,
it’s made of meat. Aren’t you hungry?
Hungry enough to at least try?