Better Off in the Base-Meant

the tore-nado hits

when we’re in the

wreck room


(playing house)

and though we run

for a portal

it’s sticks!


door jamb

–when a gale breaks the glass


and opting for

the sudden wind-OW

(Toto, too, roofing all over the house like mad)

we make our escape

onto the balcony,

not a shingle second too soon

(so we thought)

until the storm


a new


©Karen Robiscoe


About Charron's Chatter

I bring to you an arrow, whole, Use it, or break it, But if you choose to take it --Know-- With it also, I will go. © Karen Robiscoe @1992

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