Teaser Tuesdays: Slamming Open the Door

6 10 2009

teasertuesdays31Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
  • Go back to Should Be Reading and add a link to your teaser.

Slamming Open the DoorTonight he sits down to dinner
at the head of the table
as we eat, mute;
later, he climbs into bed
between us.

Even as I sit here,
he stands behind me
clamping two
colossal hands on my shoulders
and bends down
and whispers to my neck:
From now on,
you write about me.

~ Excerpt from “Death Barged In,” leading poem in Slamming Open the Door by Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno

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5 responses

6 10 2009
Celia

Kind of creepy! It would be interesting to know exactly who ‘he’ is. Great teaser!

Mine’s here.

6 10 2009
Michaela

The title of the poem holds your hint to who “he” is in this one.

6 10 2009
6 10 2009
Wendi B ~ Wendi's Book Corner

I’m guessing that “he” is an uninvited guest.

Here’s my Teaser! ~ Wendi

8 10 2009
christine

Wow, this teaser certainly evokes some eerie feelings. Interesting!

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