The Chicken Versus The Rabbit


The assembly line made the chicken a popular industry in Gainesville, Georgia and a statue was erected. Rabbittown, a former hamlet in Gainesville, still had people who remembered the importance of the raising and selling of rabbits in the past, and they proudly erected a 20-foot, BIG rabbit in 1993.

BEWARE. It’s still illegal to eat chicken with a fork in Gainesville.

As a writer I see the humor and conflict in this situation. A short story is forming involving a mayor, a town council, and a couple of elderly men who have held grudges  over a woman for 40 years.  The guy who didn’t marry owns half the town now, and the other guy, a widower, retires and moves back to his hometown…


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