The window is open
The curtains are curled
The sun shines brightly
I can’t hear a sound
Nothing is broken
All lights are on
No-one inside
I am not afraid of the four rapid gun-shots

© 2016 Melinda Irvine

Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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