Grocery Shopping

Time for our second Two for Tuesday of the month! Pick one prompt or use both…your choice!

  • Write a love poem. All you need is love.
  • Write an anti-love poem. Or not.

Remember: There are many forms of love: romantic love, friend and family love, love of being alive, etc.

 

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Grocery Shopping

I love grocery shopping
in a strange land
and not buying a thing.

I’ve been inoculated
to the whorish marketing
I see around town

but drop me in a foreign
city and I’m a sugar-buzzed
boy in the cereal aisle.

New! really means new
and I allow the bright colors
to attract my wandering eye.

If I can’t read like the locals
it’s even more exciting.
Show me baby riding a bear

over a word I can’t pronounce
or symbols I can’t fathom
and I’m in a surreal heaven.

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4 Responses to Grocery Shopping

  1. JeanMarie says:

    Nice twist on a cliche prompt. (Brewer does this one every year.) You’re making it look easy. I saw it and skipped it.

    • Thanks. It was difficult to come up with something interesting. I should’ve just written a love poem in March and plugged it in here since I knew the prompt was coming.

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