#Poem I’ve always had a compost heap

I’ve always had a compost heap
wherever I’ve lived
ever since I read Colin Wilson
and he said
the brain’s biggest failing is that it doesn’t have a dustbin and I said
there are no dustbins

lives in my drains
eats rats
bathes in washing-up water
waits for coffee grounds to be swilled down the sink
he loves coffee

I tried composting coffee grounds
but they got all sticky
so now I tip them away
no one’s perfect


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