Joshua Mensch grew up in Nova Scotia, Canada. His poems have appeared most recently in the Collagist, The Economy Weekly, and Smartish Pace. He lives in Prague, Czech Republic, where he works in marketing and is a founding editor of the literary journal B O D Y.
In the sharp tundral air at the edge of a lamp-lit lot, the history of a dog scrambles after the history of a wolf five feet from the side of the road. We are surrounded by the history of things . . .