getting intimate with a crab

Orange shells crackling
Under metal— was it worth it for the crab?

His smell floods my nostrils,
His taste sweet in my mouth:
Fresh, full, fragrant.

Did he live the life he wanted before
Being slayed,
Splayed across the table
At this Chinese restaurant?

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