Fluorescent Notice Staplegunned All Over the Soap Opera Laundrette

By Mary Beth Krane Derr

 

Are YOU

the person

who took

ALL my laundry?

 

I canít

believe

SOMEONE

would steal

a T-shirt

with a picture of GANDHI on it!

 

Hereís my number.

Letís talk

about why you did this.

 

 

Originally appeared in Pudding Magazine #36 (1998); award winner, 1998, Seminary Co-op Bookstore Poetry Contest.

 

Copyright 1997 Mary Krane Derr. All rights, including electronic rights, reserved.



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