Painting the Town

First published in True Colour (Redmond, Washington: City of Redmond, 2014).

red in the face

the twelfth juror

at the obscenity hearing

painting the town red

Amish twins

red skies at night—

I still get all the news I need

on the weather report

someone’s puppy

has left something

on the red carpet

caught red-handed

the cookie thief


a red-eye flight

to nowhere