By Ruth Walker
2014 Winner: Young Adult
One: Outside Main Station
Keep low, tight to the ground.
Lesser sun is still high but soon prime sun will set and I haven’t enough to fill my tell. I stop. Listen. Lift my nose just high enough to catch what’s on the air.
Undeserving animal. Close by. The sweatstink as clear as Blessed Leader’s vision.
I hold my breath. Wait. And then I hear it. Breath of one in a struggle. Trying to keep still, knowing something’s near.
Truetell, I’m coming anyway. [Read more…]