The construction worker here is pretty wise. If you make a sandwich with whole wheat bread, you can eat it. If you make a sandwich with bread developed in the storm-cloaked laboratory of a deranged scientist, that bread may have wings and use them in an attempt to escape to an uncharted island of freaks. Plus you have to buy that bread at Whole Foods, which is goddamn awful.
Paul Arrand Rodgers was a contributor to Heavy Feather Review issue 1.1. In addition, his poetry and stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Knockout, JMWW, Monkeybicycle, and elsewhere. Follow Heathcliff Explained on Tumblr, then check out Date with a Wrestler and Fear of a Ghost Planet.