Wednesday Poetry – Operation

This came to me in a flash, for some reason, probably because I was thinking lately about my childhood and my second step-father.

The prompt, by-the-by, was “Operation.”

Walking on Eggshells

Dodging direct answers
and trying not to ask
the wrong questions.

Trying to keep the
status quo
in place
as best one can
when a
rageaholic
resides
within.

Like playing a
life-sized
version
of
that children’s board game,
Operation,
but when the buzzer
sounds,
more
than eggs
are breaking.

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4 thoughts on “Wednesday Poetry – Operation

  1. Wow! I know we all feel like that at times. The wonderful thing is that the feeling is usually momentary. Hopefully….

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