Loud whistle howls urgent signal
and doors just skimming her back,
enters grey haired shopper whose sharp yellow knuckles struggles,
gropes her goods.
A closer look draws a familiar sight;
plastic bags have been stuffed;
Bag lady aflight!
warning whistle hypnotize me.
Doors slam, suction push me
leaving me wondering where she is wandering….
the bag lady…
by Gertrude de Souza