Apocalypse gift exchange
brings tidbit excessive kit
complete with reading material,
knife and sharpener, metal rape whistle,
lock/key combo, and compass.
Corded black and orange paracord
make whistle, lock/key, and compasseasier for my cerebral palsy fingers to grab.
Literary muse takes off,
realizing that dystopian angle removes YA lost love story
from copyright infringement territory
though I still plan to thank both gifterand deceased author hose decade's past work inspired
what the manuscript involved into in my dedication,
should I ever get it published.