isn't she cute? states the woman with rose colored cheeks as she leans her hefty bosom over the grocery cart bar to pinch my daughter's cracker crumb filled cheeks the woman's bubblegum hued sponge rollers and neck folds block the light as her discolored jewelry clanks against cleavage i've seen some of the cutest little colored children in the grocery store today, she says to anyone and no one well, you're a color too my daughter says lifting another cheese cracker to her lips no, i'm white the lady answers laughing with a phlegm-tinged voice oh . . . you look pink to me my daughter says as she watches this great, great, great granddaughter of the Mayflower pull her hand back as if bitten
20 replies on “aisle 9”
Enjoyed “Aisle 9” ❤️ Well written Lisa Bond Brewer, looking forward to reading more of your work.
Out of the mouths of babies. How profound. I love it!
Love the poem. Very meaningful. I can guess which of my granddaughters was in this poem.
Keep writing . It has always been your passion!
Love, Love, Love this poem!! ❤️
Wow Miss Lisa! Out of the mouths of babes! Great poem. Keep writing
Your talent is astounding. This poem is profound and timely. Love it
I absolutely love this poem. Continue to serve in your passion.
This poem is awesome! Keep up the great work!
Love this poem that takes us to a grocery store moment that now is America’s reality. “You’re a Color.” Aren’t we all?
Love this Lisa!!! This is your Gift!!
Lisa let God continue to use you to tell the truth in your writing. Well done!!
Love this poem Lisa! I look forward to reading more of your work!!
Love, love, LOVE this!!! ❤️❤️❤️
I Love your poem!
I loved this poem Lisa! I can’t wait to read more of your work.
Big Sis, your writing always leaves my impressed and so proud! I’m waiting patiently for the next one.
Innocence calls out the obvious truth. Love this on so many levels!
Truth in innocence. Beautiful.
You paint the scene with so few words and drop that last line with so much power! Love it.
LOVE this! Keep writing and i hope your daughter writes too!!