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Distraction Danger

The distraction lets the danger right in!

By Ruth StewartPublished 4 months ago 1 min read
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Distraction Danger
Photo by Drew Hays on Unsplash

Did you see the man?

In the doorway, hiding.

She didn't, you see

Talking on her phone.

Rushing home.

A silent figure, watching and waiting,

Cunningly planning,

Trying to reach her

Inclined to violence,

Only focused on his prey

Now she's not got much to say.

heartbreak
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About the Creator

Ruth Stewart

I'm a grandmother of four amazing grandchildren and a mum of three fabulous children. I write poetry mainly, also prose and the odd story. I live in Scotland, UK. For a secret link to watch me read my favourite poems click right here!

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  • Paul Stewart4 months ago

    This is a clever and interesting take on the challenge, and all too real situation that could happen to anyone! well done!

  • Real Poetic4 months ago

    Intriguing and new perspective. Great job! 👏🏼

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