Checkout At the Supermarket
Her face was pale around her red lips,
damp strands of dark hair
streaked her forehead,
shorts, flip-flops and halter top
from which ample breastís oozed
completed the picture.
Pretty girl I thought,
then her mouth twisted in anger
as she slapped the hand of the child
attempting to grab gum.
His freckled face crumbled.
as the coupons she was holding
As she bent to pick them up
she met my stare with
the most remarkable sky blue eyes.