19 February 2007 | Vol. 6, No. 4
No Amount Is Too Small to Save
Members of the family, especially
children are more cooperative
about saving pieces of soap
if you paint a coffee can, cut a slot
in the top and station it near
the bathroom door. Children enjoy
dropping soap bits in the can
as they do pennies in the piggy bank.
About the author:
Amanda Laughtland lives just north of Seattle. Her collection of poems inspired by "missed connections" personal ads, I Meant to Say, is available from Overhere Press. She publishes a very small zine called Teeny Tiny whenever she finds the time.
For further reading:
See the complete list of work by Amanda Laughtland at 42opus. Browse the contents of 42opus Vol. 6, No. 4, where "No Amount Is Too Small to Save" ran on February 19, 2007. List other work with these same labels: poetry.