• I bought your heart at a retail store,

    The cheap stuff next to the perfume.

    I spent a dollar ninety-eight, with the exact amount of change.

    The lady at the registered handed me the reciept.

    I said, "No thankyou, ma'am. This one seems long lasting."

    She frowned upon me for a second, but then threw the paper in the trash.

    With a quick nod and smile I was out the door,

    Too fast to hear the lady murmur, "That one's been returned five times

    before." ...
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