Stressful Stargazing

In the dark backyard, telescope pointing at the sky, one shouts, “My turn!”

The other retorts, “Don’t push! Ow!” Holding her eye, she runs for the house.

While the first searches in vain for the moon, I search the firmament for peace.


11 thoughts on “Stressful Stargazing

  1. I can totally relate to this! I didn’t quite see an answer to the question – what’s so amazing? – but it holds up as a self-contained little story about siblings and every parent’s struggle.

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