5/4/2016 : 60 Words or Less

Something loose rattles against the back door waking the dog every few hours. The hair climbs the back of his neck all the way down to his broken tail, crooked a few inches from the tip. His growl ripples out against the covers as I reach for him. Check my phone – 11:46 p.m. and three texts asking if I’m awake. 

Copyright © 2016 Pearl Bayou

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