where does my recycling go after it leaves my blue box –
michigan or mars, on elon’s express spacex barge?
skip the keto – on mars i’d only weigh seventy pounds!
that’s gravity for you, always playing tricks even as i
roll my laundry bag full of bricks up the same old hill …
* poem, in its entirety, is available in the printed version of the current issue.
Darrell Epp’s fourth poetry collection, Mechanical Monkeys, was published in 2021. He lives in Hamilton, Ontario.