In IKEA at the End of the World

Mary Boo Anderson

I’m eating 2 veggie dogs at IKEA
And it’s empty
Bc it’s the end of the world

Wandering thru the display room maze
Goldilocks trying every couch, bed and chair
The thrill! To own everything
In a house that’s not yours

Sexily sulking in so many different banal interiors
Swedish design with a penchant for gentle placation
I didn’t make this bed
But I’m lying in it!

The world is over wah-wah
Paws to eyes, lips to chin

It’s possible that the Princess
Felt the pea under all of those mattresses
Bc there was nothing else to feel
Mary Boo Anderson is an artist and writer living in Brooklyn, New York.