Just Say No

A poem

Reece Beckett
Oct 15, 2021 · 1 min read
Image by Ryan Braxton, via Unsplash.

My head shook.

I couldn’t quite believe it, but it did.

She continued to look at me, the eyes

Of a wolf. The wool, scattered around the room.

The sheep’s clothing gone.

A raised hand, my own nervous shaking