WE COULD GET DRUNK IN THIS FIELD BECAUSE WE’RE IN A FIELD & WE’RE IN LOVE & WHAT ELSE WOULD WE DO?

5902647012_3e30ea6bac_b.jpgby Nicholas Bon

I want to find the way
through every tunnel—

us not ever stopping
for gas, tires always

at proper pressure,
this all awash in new

light. I want to shut
this machine down

so we can grow tomatoes
in its ugly chambers.

Nicholas Bon is the author of My Circus Mouth (Ghost City Press, 2018) and the editor of Epigraph Magazine. They live in Tallahassee and can be found on Twitter @1000000horses