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.

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