“A Pound Of Protein” by Dan Grace

Image by Eleanor Leonne Bennett

everyone I know is pretty fucked up
we thought, we hoped, you know
after the upload, it’d all be fine
meat gone, problems gone
the heart is just a pound of protein, we said
muscle pumping blood, that’s all


Dan Grace lives and works in Sheffield. He has work published or forthcoming in the Dark Mountain Journal, Earthlines, Modern Haiku, Symmetry Pebbles and The Heron’s Nest, amongst other places. You can read more about his writing at insurgentmumblings.tumblr.com.

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