Hater (an acrostic poem)

Howling in frustration at not being able to participate

Abby kicked her sister as hard as she could

That made Matty scream, “Why did you do that?”

Even if I wanted to, Abby said, I can’t kick the whole team

Reactions like that made Matty wonder the border between being a lover and a …

 

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