bag lunch lady – September 4


in a rain slickered coat

she asks for four lunches

each time, carefully

weeding out the apple sauce

and sweet potato chips


asserting to the world

and to herself

that beggars can indeed

be choosers.


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1 Response to bag lunch lady – September 4

  1. Elan Mudrow says:

    Nice poem. I liked it a lot!
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