What I took from your house after I told you that I’d found a new lover:

XS Van Halen T-shirt**

pyjama bottoms
a dress sock
toilet paper***

Winter 2008 issue of Geist
9 Durex condoms
unused ticket for Yo La Tengo
some postcards
a kiss that left my mouth
unopened and
flabbergasted table rings
from a gin glass

- Jason Sunder


*I hope that you didn’t use it to scrub out the toilet, or the cat puke on the foyer rug.

**I don’t know what I was thinking. I don’t even like Van Halen.

***Please understand; I’m all out, and too hurried for a trip to WalMart