two squirrels

Franco Amati
Scuzzbucket
Published in
1 min readApr 10, 2024

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Photo by Plato Terentev on Pexels

I watched two squirrels running around
today — one was chasing the other,
maybe they were fighting over a nut…
looked like they were having fun
this was early in the morning,
before I was set to start the grind —
the sun had just come up
and it was a little bit cool
but you could feel spring’s promise
in that coolness
and I felt a pang of sadness
you see, the thing about
having so much to do,
so many things going on —
so many obligations
and…

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Franco Amati
Scuzzbucket

Speculative fiction writer from New York. Editor of Scuzzbucket. For published work visit francoamatiwrites.com or buy me a coffee at ko-fi.com/francoamati