Howie Good

Autumn Elegy
 
Rather than reasons for hope, 
we’re given pills of all shapes 
and sizes and colors. Not much 

here can be regarded as natural. 
Fifteen billion trees a year are 
sacrificed to make toilet paper. 
 
The Wampanoag, the tribe that 
helped the Pilgrims survive their 
first Thanksgiving, still regret it 
 
400 years later.

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