Poetry by Jamie McKenzie

The Bargain

Standing at roadside
Twenty-five cents
Was small price to pay
For daffodils
Brightly yellow

But the picking
Judging from bare spots
And a need for paint
Must have been

I hurried past
Aging house
Faded curtains
Wobbly table
And daffodils
Fresh picked

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