attentive

he must have been five
too old to have accidentally
wet the floor

but we’d never have known
if not for the half a roll
wadded in the bowl
daring to be flushed

when asked about the paper
he pointed to the dry floor

when asked about the floor
he pointed to the spider

that had crawled its way
along the wall from
toilet to tub

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