On Two Grasshoppers, Ten Years Apart

I.

In the car,
Waiting for my brother to get
Out of the doctor’s office,
Dad said that if I caught the grasshopper
In the back window, I’d get a soda.

II.

Fourth of July…
I screamed, “Get it!”
The young man insisted
That I just wanted
Him to touch my leg.

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