There were dozens of them.
Beads, from a broken necklace,
strewn across the floor.

They lay still, along with
a hastily removed red dress,
unraveled stockings and
a set of lingerie,

as well as a single black shoe.
leaning against the wall.

The other halfway on her right foot
leaning off the edge of the bed
Catching its breath.

Scat"tered (?), a.


Dispersed; dissipated; sprinkled, or loosely spread.

2. Bot.

Irregular in position; having no regular order; as, scattered leaves.

-- Scat"tered*ly, adv. -- Scat"tered*ness, n.


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