He was sure he had seen the doorknob
Suddenly, the door flew open,
and a rush of warm air came into the nicely air conditoned home.
He stood up, removing himself
from the recliner chair.
toward the door.
Before he knew it, he was trampled
with hugs and flattened with kisses.
His grandparents had arrived.
He was going to make a run to
the bedroom, but he never made it.
Visions passed through his head about how nice it would be if he were somewhere else.