The water meter reader stopped by
To read the month’s use. He said
The meter was supposed to be on
The northeast corner but he couldn’t
Find it there. We said it is on the
northwest corner and he said
That is the electric meter. Then
We said it was behind the bush
Under the window on the north
Side of the house but that is the
Gas meter. Finally, the young man
Found the small meter hidden by
The dune grass, Vinca-vine and a
Large shrub. The meter reader
Said he would remember it in
The future and we said thank
You for letting us know where it
Is. We have only lived here twenty-

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