50 Words Prompt: “Bird on a Wire”

 

ad hoc clothespin mute and a rubber practice mute

 

Wooden clothes pegs in her mouth, cold-reddened hands pinning laundry on the line. A meager sun seeps between frustrated clouds.  She carries board-stiff clothing gloveless, her frost bitten feet shoeing deep Ontario snow back into the house, the incisive eye of one lonesome bird on a wire her undoing.

 

JAM © 9Oct2012

 

http://first50.wordpress.com/2012/10/09/bird-on-a-wire/

 

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