Checking Out

At local grocer’s
man succumbs to self-made wounds
in utensils aisle

skat©2019

This happened the other day at the store where I do my shopping. I can’t get it out of my mind. So awful, and I can only imagine how traumatic it was for any who witnessed it.

 

To Aleppo, Gone

First heard the name in
Shakespeare’s bloody “Scottish” play–
What a tragedy!

skat@2016