The Match Solution

Author: • September 10, 2018 • Poems

We have a personnel problem here,

they won’t pay us overtime anymore

we’ve had three strikes in the last month

it’s so damn hot who gives a shit and

we have three carloads of mail here

that we just cannot and willnot move.


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About the Author

Ceciles Writer: E Martin PedersenAuthor: E. Martin Pedersen

Country of residence: Italy

Nationality: Italian / American

Mother tongue: English

Martin Pedersen, originally from San Francisco, has lived in eastern Sicily for nearly 40 years. He is a dual resident and citizen, as is his Italian wife. In Messina, he teaches university English; in California, he enjoys summer hiking in the Sierras. His poetry has appeared in Ink Sweat & Tears, Muddy River Poetry Review, Former People and others. He is a 2011 alum of the Squaw Valley Community of Writers.

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