Impressions of a Grocery Store (2011)

Down the frozen food aisle

A child is lingering at the ice cream section

Gazing at an extra large tub of strawberry ice cream

A woman is racing this way and that

Constantly checking her small dainty silver watch

Hands are rapidly testing oranges to find that perfect combination of juicy firmness

A girl labors over a decision between Junior Mints and JuJubes

The droning voice of a cashier totals your buy of apples and cheese

All the while  your purchases are placed in the signature plastic bag

And the sliding sound of the automatic doors opening and closing

* Published in Amazing Kids! magazine

* 3rd Place Winner in the Haltom City Library Poetry Contest

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