Laurence Overmire Shopping Poems

1.
Achilles Goes Shopping

Gripping the cart, knuckles white with fear
He gazed what seemed a mile of aisle
Cases stacked full with dreamy whipped
Flavor on flavor of cool refreshing
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2.
Shopping For The Perfect Card

Pretty cards inked with flowers, beaches, boats and such
Do not express
What lurks within the heart
There are no sugar-sappy words for
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