Daddy’s Home!

—Michael J. Howlett Jr.

Homework

Lovely home

Lovely little girl

 

Bam

Car door

Daddy is home

 

Daddy drunk sober

Which one

Hide

 

Closet

Lights out

Lovely quiet girl

 

Listen drunken noises

Wait silence

Unconscious

 

Homework

Lovely home

Lovely little girl

 

Listen sober sounds

Bounce downstairs

Hugs

 

Homework

Lovely home

Lovely little girl

Published in the 2011-05-20 issue: 
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