There were changes all right. Peas were bigger now, for one thing. Much bigger. The size of golf balls. And they weren’t green anymore. They were golf ball-colored. And the pickles were as big as watermelons. And they didn’t grow on trees anymore. They grew in patches.
Mike Topp was born in Washington, D.C. and currently lives in New York City unless he has died or moved. He’s recently been published in the Brooklyn Rail, HAD and X-R-A-Y Literary Magazine, and has been interviewed by Ben Niespodziany. He has collaborated on books with Sparrow and Raymond Pettibon.
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