Peeping At Stepmother by Declan Kelly
Approx. 4,750 words.
Published on May 6, 2012.
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Tommy moved quietly along the side of the house,
Hoping his eyes would adjust to the dark so that he
Wouldn't go tripping across a hose or some booby-trap
Left by his 15-year-old brother. He kept his eyes
fixed on the window 30 feet ahead from which a pale
light was barely reaching out into the night.