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Yellow Eyes

Yellow Eyes

written by: John R. Cobb



Grampa always said,

“Yellow eyes hasn’t been fed.

Stay downstairs instead.”



My Texas grandparents used to tell us kids about a creature named Yellow Eyes that lived in their farmhouse attic. As an adult, I figured it was a clever tale to keep the grandkids off the stairwell. Nonetheless, I still wonder what was up there.

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