Jack wore a neck brace; Jill had an arm cast. He had let them use the well as a favor. Now they were suing him. Nice.
Pablo lost his only pair of shoes in a fight. His mother would never understand. He limped home, looking for flowers along the way.
Dad yelled to come look at the man on the moon. Left my Beatles album, gave a nod at the TV, & sneaked back to Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.
Before leaving for work, he caresses his newborn who suddenly holds his finger in a tiny hand. He’s touched & helpless. Meeting is postponed.
Stumble out at 6 AM to find my young son reading Lord of the Rings. Our bright child understands Tolkien’s text. I exclaim, “My precocious!”
“How come you wear the same clothes every day?” the pigtailed girl asked. Chuck turned crimson, and silently wished for school uniforms.