Life Slips

By Allison Whittenberg


like two weeks like five years like coupon clippings
From a thick Sunday pull out
Shiny, vivid
Promising bargains in primary colors
Coupons expire
And expire and expire

 

Allison Whittenberg is a poet and novelist (Life is Fine, Sweet Thang, Hollywood and Maine, all from Random House). She lives in Philadelphia.

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