Scree of refuse, rolled down to rot. Under the sun Descartes
created litter…he made
dead, soulless, a warm refrigerator door, cliché of
a fat rimless tire, slabs
of broken concrete,
water pipe pumped dry, detatched, among thirsty weeds.
has to be
of our time because garbage is
Fork rivers of Idaho’s Frank Church River of No Return
Wilderness handles 60,000 users days a year. This translates
into about 30,000 pounds of
human waste that could be left in the canyon.
|| As of
July 2013, more than 170 million debris smaller than 1
cm about 670,000 debris 1–10 cm, and around 29,000
larger debris were estimated to be in orbit.