O Possum, O Possum, Wherefore Art Thou?

Erica Rhodes
5 min readJul 19, 2021

There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart’s controls. — Aeschylus

“I’m scared!”

“What’s wrong?”

My friend Lori giggled on the other line in that what-this-time kind of way.

“There’s a possum outside my door and he’s staring at me!”