I assumed it was a spirit
Watching over me.
I stared at the shadowy figure on the grass, for nearly an hour
Overwhelmed with emotion.
My eyes glossed and vision blurred
I wondered who it was…
My Grandmother, Father?
The longer I stared,
The dizzier I became.
Eventually, I had to sit.
Plunking into a chair, I looked over,
And saw what caused the shadow on the grass.
Turns out, it WAS a spirit
…the empty bottle of bourbon I’d left on the railing.
Photo prompt offered by, https://rochellewisoff.com/2020/11/18/12067/