Pop bottles, tin cans, glass mason jars.
Place cardboard, non n corrugated, on the pile –
newspapers, shredded papers, old magazines.
Plastics of every variety stack high.
Milk jugs, plastic containers, plastic wrap.
Who knows what else; it all adds up.
Here comes the green truck. Hurry now…!!
They’re here early, twice a week, at dawn.
Find your shoes quick.
Recyclables must go out the door.