They would grow lighter on the sealed concrete
of the boy’s locker room until a mouse nose burst
through and smelled moist-mold for the first time.
Cover Page Footnote
"If Mice Laid Eggs, They Would Be Kalamata Olives" was originally published at Booth.
"If Mice Laid Eggs, They Would Be Kalamata Olives,"
Booth: Vol. 6
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/booth/vol6/iss6/2