December Poem: Reduced for Quick Sale

These stanzas encourage us to reflect on the real spirit of the holiday and to resist the urge to get carried away with gifts and events.
by Susan Willey Spalt | illustration by Canain Stanley

Carrboro-based Susan Willey Spalt has been published in numerous anthologies. Naked Ladies Bloom in Autumn (Plan B Press) is her second chapbook. In 2023, she published Pandemic Diaries (Sable Books), her first long poem.

This article originally appeared in the December 2023 issue of WALTER magazine.