Mary closed the big wooden door carefully and waited for the click that locked it. She walked slowly across the gravel schoolyard, kicking the largest rocks with her foot. She counted each step ... one ... two ... three ... four. On fifty, she climbed over the low iron fence surrounding the yard and stood quietly as if she were listening for something.
Kessler, Mary Alice
Manuscripts: Vol. 13
, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/manuscripts/vol13/iss3/6