In chaos,
I was a rambling man

doing anything,
I could,

eating out
of trash cans.

That trash tastes
so good.

I was an imbecile
with a pencil

only to sketch out
your ending.

Wish there
was more

to this
eraser life.

But there’s not,
there’s verbs,

actions and

Past was when I
learned of present,

the gift
that’s never

ending, I should


Jason Wright is the editor and founder of Oddball Magazine. His column appears weekly. His third book, Train of Thought 2: Almost Home is available now at the Oddball Book Store.