By Sammy Ginsberg
In the alley by the Rite Aid on Sherman Way in an act of love with a gloved hand I collected human poop into trash bags. It was hard like an overcooked brownie thank you LA sunshine and I was not alone others who cared make neighborhood beautiful wondering who in desperation took a shit here left their Taco Bell, too thinking it's not for them, it's for us -a public health crisis in our 'first world country' where we make Snap Crap instead of address poverty & homelessness. Oh it is overdue, it is overdue. I would pick up human poo this love for you my home, our home we would pick up for you, and do.
This piece is from The Feminist Toilet #2. To return to the table of contents, click here.