The Importance of Toilet Paper:
by: Ivan Hobson
Ivan Hobson is an MFA graduate from San Francisco State University, who teaches English at Diablo Valley College. Along with teaching, he is also a multigenerational machinist who works at an industrial shipyard in Alameda, California. Ivan’s poetry has appeared, or is forthcoming, in publications including the North American Review, The Malahat Review, The Midwest Quarterly, as well as Ted Kooser and The Poetry Foundation’s American Life in Poetry.