I grew up in southeastern Kentucky near Straight Creek, a…
Is a new organic, open-pollinated sweet corn variety.
Also a game played at husking bees—shuck and shuck
the green papyrus off the pale yellow facets, search out
the red kernels to earn a kiss. The rules do not say
how many players, they do not say if the winner chooses
a partner or must endure the kisses of all participants.