From Writing Notebook 2021, published in 2022.
I Don’t Want To
I pull into the parking lot
I put the car in the space
I walk across the asphalt
I yank at the door handle
It flies open and bounces back with
a whoosh that sucks me into the lobby
I shiver. It’s the air conditioning
I say to myself, but it’s not.
4 thoughts on “I Don’t Want To”
Another Mystery of Life. (K)
Yes. What’s in the air, what does it mean?
Ah. Very much the feeling of being called into the Boss’ office!
There are foreshadowings all right of a day that might go bad…
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