A POEM by JAECYN BONE

CAPITALISM


the sterile monotony of papers

in and out

myriad trays of interminable to-do lists

whiskered workers scurry, intent on their tasks

laps around the office binds their tails together

a rat king who doesn’t realize

they were never individuals at all

 

Jaecyn Boné (he/they) can be found at thefaerth.com.