Maurine Fergueson

(Layton, Utah)

The Rookie

Over in the corner a shadow stands still
I turn on the light, through my body a chill The room is musty the furniture worn
In the middle of the floor lies a lifeless form My partner's a Rookie, he's knees went weak
It's his first time for a scene this bleak The body, beaten and bruised beyond repair
A woman so frail, dried blood in her hair When the light was turned on the corner shadow slid down
The tiny child shaking, as she wept in a mound There was blood on her fingers, and some on

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