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Thursday, June 18, 2009 07:40 pm

Peoples Poetry

milkmanpoem #3

our lanky-legged milkman lawrence lanklotz said to my dad you know that old lady over on emerson who’s so crippled up with arthritis well she waits for me every morning and I put her pint of milk in her refrigerator and then before I leave I kneel down and tie her shoes I wonder what she’ll do now that we are going to every-other-day delivery maybe I should mention it to her mailman

© Jacqueline Jackson 2009