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Mike James: Marriage Proposal — A Found Poem

free estimate

available

 

inventory includes

socks, shoes, books, kitchen utensils, tooth paste tubes,

headaches, hard laughs, affection nearly always,

sickness real and imagined,

gravity induced wrinkles and frowns

 

all this

done

at your home

while

you wait

 

no pressure

sale limited

no lifetime guarantee

 

Author’s note: Marriage Proposal was taken from an ad for a used car lot. I took the beginning and the end from the ad and made some adjustments in the middle. 


 

Copyright 2017 Mike James

One comment on “Mike James: Marriage Proposal — A Found Poem

  1. triciaknoll
    April 29, 2017

    I love it. A triumph of the found poem genre.

    Like

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