Cartoon Poem by Copper Rose

 

We Wish We Could Tell Them

After studying
the inhabitants of earth
we have come to the conclusion
their ability to
retain information
decreases over time.
They are unaware
of private portals
that would alleviate
the experience of
forgetfulness.
The portals develop
on their own, over time,
in every dwelling
and exist in the space
between the couch
and the kitchen sink.
To date, there is
no compensational portal
for those without a couch
or a kitchen sink
and we are collecting data
in regard to the lack of portals
in those areas.

 

Copper Rose perforates the edges of the page while writing unusual stories from the heart of Wisconsin. Her work has appeared in various anthologies and online journals. She also understands there really is something about pie.

 

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