We have our own closet. Maybe that doesn’t impress
you, but if pressed, I’d be willing to share

a hanger. I should go through these clothes,
make a pile of shirts I never wear anymore

— what an effort. Aren’t closets to hide messes anyway?
Mine declared its ultimatum in carefully arranged polos

demanding closure. I’ve never been one to leave
things hanging.

Phillip Knight Scott | © 2019

For Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt #125 : “ultimatum

My name is Phillip. I live in North Carolina with my wife of 11 years and 3-year-old son, and at least for the next year, I’m on the right side of 40. (Both the interstate and existence, in years). I am a Tar Heel born and bred, and watch every Yankees game I can. My goal is to visit all 30 MLB stadiums in the next 10 years. I’ve been to 5 so far! Obviously I enjoy writing, but I also enjoy watching and reading sci-fi. I’m slowly attempting to finish my first novel, a “humorous” sci-fi romp which may be finished one day. I am a Doctor Who obsessive and choose Star Trek over Star Wars.

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