Thursday, September 2, 2010

A New Poem


We like it big
and cheap, bright
and brash.

We like it
mega, super, ultra,
but somehow
low, lite, free.

We demand
more for less,
and get it
every time.

“Don’t run on empty”
the sign showing
donuts, hot dogs,
and cheesy nachos

Irony escapes us.

Copyright 2010, Elizabeth May

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