My Recent Life As a Stick of Chewing Gum

no zest left
stuck under a seat
deprived of a window
I miss my scheduled stop.

Philip Venzke grew up on a dairy farm near Colby, Wisconsin (where Colby cheese was invented). His most recent poems have appeared in Verse WisconsinEchoesThe Wisconsin Poets CalendarSheepshead ReviewIllumenThunderclap! Magazine, and Right Hand Pointing.

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