Posts Tagged ‘utah’

are looking for dinner

perhaps some macaroni and cheese perhaps

some potatoes or beef, maybe salad


the boy pushing the cart

might be their brother or

perhaps a son


in aisle 5 they can find plush pink towels

or further in light blue t-shirts or swimsuits

or chilled water or cold, sweet ice cream

in flavors like salted caramel or chocolate


my son fears their colonial dresses

and the air of a cult that shushes

as the group of them wander by

he says if you went to Colorado City

you might never come home


watching them, I believe Walmart

might be a version of heaven

if only briefly

providing solace in texture

and form, in temperature,

in the way everything

you see is brightly lit

and available for a price

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