Umbrella’s lighter offshoot


Love at AOL

by Larry Gaffney

“More bounce to the ounce,”
The fat girl types,
Composing her personal ad.

“Silver-haired fox,”
The geezer hypes.
(Wait’ll she finds out it’s dad!)

Larry Gaffney
 is a professor of English at Lock Haven University. He has had stories and poems in Opium Magazine, Rosebud, Yankee Pot Roast, Light Quarterly, Riverwind, and elsewhere. His first novel, One Good Year, will be published in March 2007 by Level 4 Press.