‘When the Economy was Booming’

when the economy was booming

We used to masturbate to Radiohead
or slide in some Nine Inch Nails and hook
our thumbs around the jutting hip bones
of some skinny messy boy.

The world was ours enough at least to piss
and puke and fuck on.

From ‘When the Economy was Booming’ by Mindy Nettifee


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