i worked in a hot air balloon after getting laid off
on the ground was a pen full of horses and one angry old camel
an energetic woman broke the camel’s back and tamed it real quick
i thought: if i get laid off again I’ll just find something simple to do in my hometown
Mariah Eppes is a writer in New York City. You can find more of her work around the internet and at birdbyrocket.com. She’s on Twitter [BirdByRocket] and Instagram [bird.by.rocket].
image: MM Kaufman