Rattle by JD DeHart

She rattled from house
to house
and pain would follow

An eye swollen shut
and family members suffering
from maladies

Now she is a strong woman
with a beautiful voice
that holds her words
as they unfurl on the table

In the space of two hours
she tells me her story
in full.

jddehart

JD DeHart is a writer and teacher. He has recently been nominated for Best of the Net, and his chapbook, The Truth About Snails, is available on Amazon.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s