Your Friendly Bank Is Offering
dreams of shade-covered _ _ _ _ _ _.
Employees dedicate themselves to
the World's fulfilling, the family way. Know
the conforming American gets the mortgage.
Dream easier. Dream of good. Dream
today's/tomorrow's guaranteed lead.
Common solutions have purchase. Done it.
Un. Non. All dreams will chip.
Copyright © 2017 Claire McQuerry. Used with permission of the author. This poem originally appeared in Tin House, Fall 2017.
About this Poem
"This poem is a cut-up, assembled from the marketing slogans of the top twenty-five subprime mortgage lenders in 2006."
Claire McQuerry is the author Lacemakers (Southern Illinois University Press, 2012), winner of the 2010 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. She teaches at Kutztown University in Pennsylvania.
Date Published: 2017-09-28
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/your-friendly-bank-offering