21 February 2007 | Vol. 6, No. 4

Your Eyes, Your Secret Weapon

If you need eyeglasses

and if you are trying to work

without them, how can you

produce at maximum efficiency?

Stop to see your optometrist.

You owe it to yourself

and to your country to have

your eyes examined. Poor vision

on war work is sabotage.

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 "Your Eyes, Your Secret Weapon" ran on February 21, 2007. List other work with these same labels: poetry.

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