It's too cold to sit outside Target
and wait on the bus.
That's why I'm sitting inside
watching people nosh before noon.
A mother buys her toddler a
cookie, an elderly couple eats
salted buttered pretzals
A young woman walkes in w/o
a purse and immediately our
story takes a turn for the worst.
Immediately, I feel uncomfortable
Because there is nothing lonelier
than a purseless woman.
Has she nothing to carry but her
Let's try and distract ourselves from
the pretty face and unfortunate body
That will be the last sexist thing
You're wondering how will I
warm enough to write about the
human experience today?
I want to sit inside and wait for