Slowly

What’s that?!

Ew… eh…

Slowly

I think a bee is on my back.

Slowly

Get up.

I can’t see it to kill it.

Slowly

If I miss, it’ll get mad.

It’ll sting.

Slowly, get up.

Get help.

Slowly

Feel the wall-to-wall carpet.

Hear the floor creak beneath it.

Slowly

Step

Step

Step

To the den,

Where it’s warm,

the TV plays Cheers,

and the dog sleeps.

Slowly

“Mom, I think I have a bee on my back.”

“Let me see….  Oh my God, you do!”

“Can you get it off?”

She does.

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