Thursday, October 8, 2009

Eleanor Higgins

WARM FIRE

doorbell rings cheerfully
I grab pumpkin bowl
add Hershey kisses
near the door,
realize I didn't see hear
anyone coming
I unlatch, squeak door open
Knife glints!
I s-c-r-e-a-m
then . . . d a r k n e s s.

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