Closet

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