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Kelvin TakyiBobi


Tapped From Behind


I had the laddle
By my right.
My chest drummed hard, faster.
My eyes were everywhere
Like an alerted wild animal.
My left grabbed and excused the pot cover.
Inside, dead animals swam.
A gush of aroma blessed my nostrils.
Ta! Ta! Ta!
I heard 3 quick foosteps.
I turned.
Mother was by the door.
Staring, cold.

Submitted: Monday, October 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, November 11, 2013

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  • Rookie - 42 Points Mary Amrutha (11/9/2013 2:00:00 AM)

    how dare you steal the ice cream from the refrigerator which your mom kept to froze.. (Report) Reply

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