The Enemy Line

Cage Dunn: Writer, Author, Teller-of-tall-tales

Tomorrow, I have a new task. The lines are drawn, but I’m losing. I saw the enemy breach two main lines of defence.

They were in the top cupboards, the ones sealed with rubber.

And in the main living area, right next to the bedroom. One step takes them into the bedroom.

And I am not going to live with ants in my bed!


Tomorrow, I won’t be writing. I will be killing the enemy, or at least putting baits in the house — where the dog can’t reach them.

Normally, I don’t kill ants. Why? We have a few trees near the house that are always infested with termites, and having a few ants around keeps them under control.

They do. Ants steal the eggs (or so I tell myself — not sure if someone else told me that).

This time, inside the boundary of ‘them’ and ‘us’, the…

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