The neighborhood app barks
an alert on our phones:

someone’s been caught
on video doorbell tipping

trash bins over then
running away; no clear

record of his face— only the bright
red sweatshirt, the cargo shorts.

During the holidays, a man went
from door to door stealing

Christmas wreaths with gold
decorations. The yips

sound so lifelike; icicles gleam
where they bristle from porch eaves.

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