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THE BACK OF THE REFRIGERATOR


It’s like the subway
 
In the middle of rush hour

Where some year old mayonnaise

Nudges yesterday’s tuna

For a place in this coveted no-man’s-land

Where leftovers reign supreme

And for this food     

It’s the end of the line.

Ellen Fuchs

Many thanks to website visitor Ellen Fuchs for permission to publish her poem on the website.

 

 

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