We sit in a teashop, looking down
at three fish. They are good
at communicating how hungry they are.

The tea isn’t very good.
It’s expensive.

There are over 3.6 million prisoners
in the U.S. and China.

Ron Riekki is a student who is working on books for Michigan State University Press and McFarland. His previous books include U.P. (Ghost Road Press), The Way North (Wayne State University Press, 2014 Michigan Notable Book), and Here (Michigan State University Press, 2016 Independent Publisher Book Award). He likes listening to CISM, the Université de Montréal radio station.