Reward

by Stephen D. Rogers

Our dog came home with the leash in his mouth.

My husband wasn’t at the other end.

I walked the streets calling his name.

I talked to neighbors.

I filed a report.

I posted flyers on telephone poles offering a $100 reward.

Someone who found a loose husband called me, but he wasn’t mine.

He was, however, better behaved.

I updated neighbors.

Cancelled the report.

Pulled down the flyers.

Gave him a name.

“Stay.”

BIO:  Stephen D. Rogers is the author of A DICTIONARY OF MADE-UP LANGUAGES and more than 800 shorter pieces.  His website, www.StephenDRogers.com, includes a list of new and upcoming titles as well as other timely information.

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