July 2005 / Volume Six / Issue Four
Jonathan Hayes
New Girlfriend

we were
a month into
our relationship

and i remembered
the salesman on Van Ness Avenue
telling me that the metal futons
were a hundred dollars cheaper, but didnít
last as long as the wooden ones

this morning
after she left, i looked for the disposable wrench and tools
to tighten the nuts and screws

of the metal futon
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