Commercial Compost

marketers place rocks
in the rubbers of slingshots

define need: your dad
can beat up my dad

muscular and well-rested
yours can afford fresh vegetables

oh plentiful soil
I call upon the wisdom of worms

slithering underground civilization
thrives on the waste of buckets

inside the firmament of dirt

 

(originally published in Pomona Valley Review, Summer 2019)

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