MRS. GENTRY

MRS. GENTRY Once a week I would go  next door with my brother in tow to visit Mrs. Gentry. Every week she would open her door, And motion us inside. She was a quiet one, saying very little to me, But I knew what chores needed to be done. I would go out the back […]

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NEIGHBORS

NEIGHBORS There is something odd about my neighbor, I guess she’s under some kind of stress. She stares without seeing, And plays with the buttons on her dress. She avoids attention, even light from the sun, And I would swear she’s packing a gun. She sits across the aisle from me, Trying to ignore the […]

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