In the End
the descendants of laboratory rats
of humanity, crude pumped from Arlington Cemetery
compared to the oil the dinosaurs left behind
the waste will seem limitless
even to environmentalists.
Holly Day has taught writing classes at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, since 2000. Her poetry has recently appeared in Tampa Review, SLAB, and Gargoyle, while her newest nonfiction book, Tattoos FAQ, is coming out from Backbeat Books in early 2018.