Fluorescent Notice Staplegunned All Over the Soap Opera Laundrette

By Mary Beth Krane Derr



the person

who took

ALL my laundry?


I canít



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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