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Rated: 13+ · Poetry · Personal · #2190761
Prompt: Write from the perspective of an animal

Each hole in the wall told a story.
I'd witnessed it all, lying dormant,
bulging button eye
        d
                                          a
                                    n
                                        g
                                    l
                                          i
                                  n
                                        g
from a cotton socket, fur matted
from choked sobs, white hot
         everything.
You thought we were both defective,
mummified in synthetic safety-
         (your feet carefully tucked)
flashlight drumming a steady
click
         click
                   click

strobelight tent, red display
alarm clock taunting in its
st-st-stutter countdown
         pending daylight.
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