I think I'm done
It could be better*
You guys are excused**
Do you know who they are?@
On general principle and due to bad timing***
You interrupted something that was already interrupted ****
* Upset about his unmade bed.
** To shadowy figures he sees behind me.
@ Pointing at snapshots of his grandchildren.
*** On why he refused a bath this morning.
**** Shaking his finger at me.
It's a downhill Bell curve slalom ski jump viewed in a cardboard box of white noise. This is the sum total Dad has spoken to me this week in visits adding up to over three hours.
© 2011 Nancy L. Ruder