by Joanna Gilman Hyde

The Tomato-coloured Couch 4:45pm

The 1st Age of Man

included The Golden Age

The Age of Silver

The Age of Bronze

The Heroic Age

The Iron Age

(I looked These up on The Internet)

Well, I think

We’re in The 2nd Age:

where cars & boats are female

space ships could be

& computers most certainly are —

The Internet is

The Female Mind

embodied, constructed

on This Planet —

also female

& I’m drinking

Stella Artois