Permanent Loan

by November 22, 2010 0 comments

Jennifer’s Milwaukee
Art Museum
gift-shop coffee mug
never heard the ring
of the cash register
or felt the inside
of a colorful
logo imprinted
plastic bag
or knew anything
for a week
other than the smell
of her leather purse
and the scratch
of her car keys
and the slight pressure
of her empty wallet.

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