Poet’s Corner: Caffeine, Drones and the First Day of School

Caffeine, Drones and the First Day of School

By Kathy Matta, Soldotna

Rainy morning, sunny faces. Playful anticipation.

Mommy stops at the coffee shop on the way to school.

“Can I sip your coffee please? I promise it won’t make me sneeze.”

Looming in a darken place not a bear, not a moose, but something worse

Just like a noose. Something watching, something calculating.

Hidden all, all exposed. Not by teacher but by drone!

“Isn’t this fun! On TV mom!”

Little tots innocent all.

A life controlled.

Not by parents.

Not by friends.

But by the Gover’n

Till the end.

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