POEM Kaitlin Dyer

NWR Issue 103

Truck Poem

There are no trucks in poetry.
Kay Ryan

And there are no staplers
in the forest! There are no squirrels
in my bathroom! There is a garbage
truck slamming the dumpster
repeatedly. Sounds like transformers
having sex in my back alley,
sounds like Friday head
injuries peeling from the curb...

Kaitlin Dyer is a founding editor of Harlot: A Revealing Look at the Arts of Persuasion. Her work has appeared in such journals as PANK, Poetry International, Hawaii Pacific Review, and is forthcoming in Potomac Review. She lives and wanders in Buenos Aires. Kaitlin Dyer's website can be found here and she tweets at @KaitlinBDyer

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