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Goodnight Dad

Story ID:8709
Written by:Richard Laurent. Provencher (bio, contact, other stories)
Organization:Retired
Story type:Poem
Location:Truro Nova Scotia Canada
Year:2013
Person:Richard L. Provencher
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A little boy lay
in bed looking at the ceiling
where a dust trail floats
back and forth---hanging like
a jellyfish tendril

or a meteorite searching for
one surprise at the end
of its journey---and it does
come in the form of footsteps
arriving to tuck-in his
young son---dad.

Richard L. Provencher