Friday, November 5, 2010

"So much change!"

She digs deep
in her pockets
full of bupkis.
Seeking a token,
she finds me.
She is relieved
and slightly uncomfortable.
"So much change!"
she says, expecting
me to sympathize.
"While I've got
you," she says,
"Let me ask:
When is Chanukah?"
She is audacious.
She is ignorant.
I'm not offended.
Not terribly, anyway.

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