Safe House

For the past eleven years, I’ve been letting turkeys hide out in my basement for the two weeks preceding Thanksgiving.

Yesterday, the turkeys left the safe haven of my basement. It was curt goodbyes as we were all tired of each other’s company.

But then today I was out shopping at Kresge’s, and I came upon one of the turkeys pushing a shopping cart, and when our eyes met, we hugged and couldn’t stop sobbing.

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