The From - Aways; CJ Hauser
William Morrow - May 2014
1 - Leah
"I have two lobsters in my bathtub and I'm not sure I can kill them.
I'm sitting on the rim of the tub. It has curled, Brass feet. Everything seems alive and haunted in this house; that's my first problem.
My second problem is that I pet the lobsters. I roll up a white-buttoned sleeve and run my pinched fingers along the length of Lobster Number One's antenna. It feels sensitive and unbreakable like coiled wire. Lobster Number One knocks his crusher claw against my hand, but there's a thick, pink rubber band binding it up, so I'm in no real danger. I stroke Lobster Number Two's antenna as well, so they're even."
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