six events

event one
view petits pois
stored in kitchen cupboard
green-white label on “i can”

event two
remove butts and maybes
from nearby black ceramic receptacle

event three
ignore the watch
the botch
the blotch
the melting snow-sloshed sidewalks

event four
push pen forward
draw thick lines
assemble them to look like Will

event five
set scene
three bullies
big, bigger and greatest
all against Will
who unzips duffle bag
retrieves boxing gloves

event six
temporary essentials
have them smile
celebrate their greatness
revise cranky backstory

by mary ann blinkhorn

12 thoughts on “six events

  1. Maxi says:

    Wonderful prose, M.A. “…three bullies big, bigger and greatest.” Love it.
    blessings ~ maxi

  2. alvason says:

    cranking up the pace and tension there, MA …

  3. mj says:

    nice! 🙂

  4. clinock says:

    Humorous and profound…

  5. belfastdavid says:

    I was chuckling by the time I got to the end of this.

    Chuckling is good

    Thank you

  6. Raani York says:

    I liked this one and it made me smile. 🙂 Well done!

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