“Four more stores to go!” ~Black Friday Madness (poem), by Bob B via Hello Poetry

Black Friday 2022

One local business advertised last week that they’d be closed this year on Black Friday as well as on Thanksgiving Day (a federal holiday). Overall, however, Black Friday continues to be a popular shopping day of deals.

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“Black Friday Madness” by Bob B.

At five a.m. the doors swing open.
The throng of shoppers lined up at the store
Pushes and shoves and jabs and elbows
Its aggressive way through the wide-open door.

Once inside, the crowd scatters
This way, that way, in chaotic motion.
The store clerks gasp, feeling like islands
Surrounded by a raging ocean.

“Oh, no you don’t!” one woman shouts
At another woman clutching a box […]

Read the poem “Black Friday Madness” by Bob B in its entirety:
Black Friday Madness by Bob B – Hello Poetry


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