Rednecks at the Shooting Range

Free Verse

Jean Campbell
Lit Up
Published in
2 min readApr 12, 2024

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Photo by Jan Antonin Kolar on Unsplash

On my screened-in porch, I stare
at the bug zapper in full noon glare

on this fair day, we drink iced tea
and marvel as the moon ascends
to hush the sun and call strange shadows in —

and with a bang, the magic ends.

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Jean Campbell
Lit Up

Writer by day, reader by night, napper by afternoon.