The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County

The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County

October 10, 2016

Chasing chickens, if you know what I mean. And I don't.

Huh? Why on earth would you chase chickens and pick them up? That's her pastime? And her mother or grandmother is upset by this? She doesn't want her to chase the chickens because it will upset them and they won't lay eggs. Does she have evidence for that? Does that happen? This is just weird. Chasing chickens is a very strange pastime. It's not bad. The illustrations are a kind of cool mixed media of collage and painting.

There's a girl who likes to chase chickens, but there's one that she's never caught before. She uses her wits and stalks the chicken and finds out that she's hiding a nest where she has her own eggs. And she decides that she won't bother the chicken and gets a mothering urge, helping to raise those chicks so they'll be fast and not caught by chicken chasers.

Is that a thing? Am I missing something? Is that some kind of meme that I'm out of the loop on? Chicken chasing?


Don't be mean to chickens.

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