her eyes open and rolls out of bed.
She cracks an egg over the frying pan
and makes a quick omelet. Then
her seat belt into place and sets off for work.
A car cuts her off merging onto the freeway
and she murders her horn. In the office,
her neck around to glare at her noisy coworkers.
It’s someone’s birthday and they’re all eating cake.
She tries to get back to work.
But she can’t ignore them, so
her fingers to get everyone’s attention.
Then Ginger snaps
at the revelers to take their party elsewhere.
Birthday boy tells her to lighten up and
Ginger really snaps…
his suspenders against his chest and
on his feet and
the bemused look off of his face and
Ginger snaps out of her daydream.
She knows she’s too worked up to get anything done so
Ginger snaps her briefcase shut and
Ginger slams her car door.
Ginger speeds home.
open a novel and her rage begins to die.
Lying comfortably under a blanket on the couch,
on ginger snaps,
until Ginger naps.