Waiting (SFPA – 2006)

plastic skeleton suspended from a gutter above the gar
Just Hanging Around

by Liz Bennefeld

I’d never noticed
How an old house creaks
As though someone were walking
Up the stairs
Or how the wind can imitate
A knocking at the door

’til now.

Copyright © 1978/1991 by Elizabeth Bennefeld. Audio edition published in the 2006 SFPA Online Halloween Poetry Reading (Copyright 2006, by Liz Bennefeld. All rights reserved).



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