The first thing to go is dryer sheets,
then paper towels. Inflation?
I’ll eat you for breakfast.
I’ll pull you out of a Dumpster
so fast your bread won’t have time
to go bad. What’s bad is when
there’s nothing but ketchup,
mustard and pickles.
But there’s always something
when you’ve learned how to live
in poverty. Stretch the chili
with mac. It works, it’s a fact.
Dandelions peak through the snow.
Daylilies have edible tubers.
I never kill a weed I could eat.
It’s not meat, but it will do.
This is playful but partly honest, I’m sure. I relate.