I am a frequent
apocalyptic flyer
looking to land my
rusty, shopping cart heart
in which nothing is ever
bright, dent-free or new.

Your heart is
a redemption centre
where I cash in my
worthless self
and transform into
a useful currency.

~ Jordan Trethewey

Jordan Trethewey is a writer living in Fredericton, N.B. with his wife Tina and their animal menagerie, which includes cats Rembrandt and Mortimer and sheltie Porter. To read more of his published work, please visit www.vagabondtrust.com.

Read more of Jordan Trethewey’s poetry:
The Butcher and the Baker
Checkout Girls

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