By happenstance I discovered a writing challenge on the Trifecta blog. Of course, By happenstance, I mean Edward Hotspur. John at Trask Avenue also met the challenge. This is the challenge as described by Trifecta. My poetic response is written beneath it.
I am happy for you, yet sad for me.
Your good news is my bad news.
But I can’t let you see that.
Instead, I sit here holding a skull in my hands.