Code Purple: Day Nineteen

One knock on the door.
Two swift paces
across old wood floors.
Three sharp breaths,
drawn between
hurting ribs.
Four seconds that felt
like a lifetime
of suffering.
Five years a child,
lost to you forever
in a single knock on the door.

©2015 Jessica Stephenson All Rights Reserved

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