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Thursday
February 14, 2019


     when i was 4 years old
garbage day was an event

i'd rush to the window to
watch muscly men upend
the metal cans in use then

they'd fling the clanging lids

         like frisbees and laugh

i no longer dream of joining
their ranks but i like watching
philly's old school methods--


    3 guys working in tandem
hurling bags from a distance
with flair and art, then a shout:

                            “move it up!”

 ...the men in back dreaming
     of seniority, the day when
     they’ll be the ones up front

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