A Quiet Root

We comb through hundreds of literary magazines to bring you one stellar poem or flash fiction piece every weekday.

“Sonnet Against Capitalism” by Timothy Otte

In the time of plague we turned away
from the relentless chirp of workplaywork
and placed our ears against the door, listening
for footsteps approaching down the hallway
outside the locked room of capitalism.

Read it in Vagabond City

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