Flickers outline this courtyard,
where they carry their young
to turn to ash.
This is where death–pigeon eyes
Then the phone rings;
and everything seems too clean.
Pamela Sayers is an English teacher living in Mexico. She traded in her city high heels for Doc Martens and a different, spicier life thirteen years ago. She writes mostly about what she sees going on around her. She now lives a stress-free life with her happy animals (a dog and two cats).