What brought it here,
bluff or huff?
Perhaps death, sighed over, lovingly
then boxed with the rest – like,
muting or looking away from atrocity on TV news.
the clientele –
looking for a bargain, or the absurd
dressing for necessity without means – school, work, sport
impact at themed functions.
Superstition, would anyone ? – either for real
It would have been something it’s time
style, class, price
and distinction – still, even now.
Two dollars and three dollars for every on the racks
but for $9.99, lone displayed,
a sequined beaded, laced, one careful lady owned