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In the Twentieth Century
by Marge B. Fulton
Friday, August 08, 2008
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Times have really changed.Life in this new millenium marches on. This is a reflection of a Saturday about ten years ago.

 

In the Twentieth Century
 
Two women sell lemon squares,
Blondies, buckeyes, fried pies.
Saturday means fund-raising.
They bend to make change,
Take turns at rearranging fudge.
Antique car show gearing up
Outside the K-Mart window.
By noon, all the empty places
In the lobby will fill up with smokers
Indifferent to sweets. A last
Mini-cheesecake is sold. Cheerleaders
And their mothers reach for quarters.
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Quota and a man has
Lost his wife in lawn and garden.
 
 

 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/16/2008
You are right, Marge. Time has gone into full "warp speed." Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 8/9/2008
So it was in those Saturdays, I remember the Girl Scouts selling cookies outside K-mart and all. Now we have the yard sales to go to each Saturday. Lots of them today I passed by while driving. Don't need no more things to collect dust.
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 8/8/2008
Hi Marge,hard to believe that 98 was 10 years ago lol.I enjoy reading this poem,take care

Edwin
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