The Hiding-Place Wallet

The Hiding-Place Wallet
By Christopher Barnes

Frowners Department Store
Milton Keynes 2056 6251166
Faux Suede Pet Bed 26.99
To Pay 26.99
Cash 30.00
Change Due 3.01
18/04/14 12.26 3840 694 1634 5010

Jump rat, door beetle, moth.
Light fingers hesitate
As the horned moons glisters on fangs.
A picture frame shadows around them.

1 thought on “The Hiding-Place Wallet

  1. Seems like what he finds (“light fingers hesitate”) in his wallet: a receipt, the critters, and a threatening moon, perhaps all put into “a picture frame” of his imagination–“the hiding-place wallet.”

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