Forms of Recycle

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 26
“Reboot, Rewind, Recycle, Rebirth”  (posted by Outlawyer)
And take a deep breath. (If you have been doing a poem a day in April, take several! )

The prompt is to write about those moments of re-charging, rebooting, re-winding, re-birthing.  In writing your poem, please try to be with the moment or experience that you write of, and not to write of generalities. (Note, this prompt is not to write about bathroom breaks unless those are especially meaningful to you! But any moment of breaking and remaking.)

Recycle.jpegArt of Karin Gustafson

I never felt I had
to worry about being
recycled. Would I be
a more efficient me?
Would I be green?
What if I am recycled
into something other
than human, like a
garbage can for

About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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10 Responses to Forms of Recycle

  1. kanzensakura says:

    Especially a can for recycling! I like this a lot. talk about recycling.


  2. Jim says:

    Oh Sara, this sounds not good at all for you. A clever poem but for the recycling which could be good for the resources.


  3. Ha, that would be ironic, wouldn’t it? But a good way of serving, I suppose.


  4. ManicDdaily says:

    Yikes–that is terrifying. I think a recycled person would (I hope) still be a living creature! Very creative! k.


  5. sanaarizvi says:

    I wouldn’t change you ❤️ this is a gorgeous poem! (Sending ice-cream your way) 😉


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