A Sunday Surprise
They moved in on Sunday,
a bright and sunny day,
the first black family on the block.
They drove up in two U-Hauls
and slowly carried furniture
in the house as neighbors
watched from behind the blinds.
It was as if U-Hauls were camels
and terrorists had arrived.
Donal Mahoney, nominated for Best of the Net and Pushcart prizes, Donal Mahoney has had poetry and fiction published in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Some of his work can be found by clicking here…