That Day

Playing drunk checkers

 

Was no way to commemorate

my grandfather’s passing,

 

But, then again,

neither was running from the

cops – crashing my car into a ditch…

 

© Christopher Rupley

 

(This is a Cherita. There is no specific syllable count or rhyme scheme. The three lines must simply tell a complete story. The first stanza is one line, the second stanza is two lines, and the third stanza is three lines.

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