shot glass
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare

Leah Mueller

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Four Alarm Blaze

Fire engine in the rain,
somebody's house
erupted into flames
against all the odds.

After a valiant battle,
it will collapse
into smoldering embers.

Nothing will be saved.

I know my own chances
aren't any better,
so I smile
and pour myself
a third glass of wine.