|Trash pick-up day, Irvine, California, October 2013|
The prompt this week: write about trash or garbage.
|Compost heap, Ramona, California, October 2013|
Do you have thoughts about garbage in general?
One man's treasure is another man's trash?
Does your community recycle trash? Have you recycled your own trash in any way?
Where does your city's trash go? Is there a mountain of trash someplace?
What about litter? Do you recall "do not litter" campaigns in your childhood?
|Wall built of waste stone, Ramona, California, Oct. 2013|
Has garbage pick-up changed since you were a child? What was it like way back then?
Have you ever lived where you did not have trash pick-up? How do you deal with that?
Ancient trash heaps are called middens by archaeologists and are a treasure trove of cultural information.
Are there people in your town who live by going through the trash?
Were you or one of your kids fascinated by trash trucks?
Use what ever form you like, or free verse.
So get thinking about garbage and trash.
|Trash separated for green waste and recycling along with|
regular trash, Irvine, California October 2013