Doppler effect

August 6, 2008

In the afternoon, he took her skirt in his hands, balled it up like tissue, pushed it up to her hips. She cried a little, and outside the house, a train drew out its whistle, a police siren rose and fell out of hearing, and a child shouted as he ran down the street toward a friend. The sounds were already dropping to a lower key, as quickly as he would replace her skirt where he found it.

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