poetry by j matthew waters

the safe house

it was a case
of mistaken identity
they claimed
having kicked in the door
and taking away
the fat cat

I remember crying
for two or three days
afraid next time
it would be me
they were coming for

march two thousand twenty-three
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2 thoughts on “the safe house

  1. Are we living in a time wherein more home invasions are committed by law enforcement than criminals?

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