As we say in the creative arts, everything is material. Cast a wide net. Freewrite. Be bold in the face of prohibitions. Daring in your approach. Refine your choices later.
Down here, in the Narrows, where no one will bother you. Where you can extract $1.99 of trade goods from two shopping carts of scrog and leave the remainder to the storm drains.
Number 22 in the 23 Lies We Tell About LA™: Only hillbillies throw trash in creeks. Hillbillies are deplorable people who know nobody and nobody knows. They live way out Elsewhere, in the pill eating, strip mining, under-achieving, low information Heritage America. Not like Us. We have a Green New Deal, with pie charts and bar graphs and 2035 targets. We have Environmental Justice. We are beyond self-recrimination.