one star fleets through clouds above of the bar’s neon "open" flickering off and on.
Ginny Tombrow notice that after she lodged a particularly virulent complaint that included the words “bird shit,” one of her more lucrative rentals in an up-scale part of town became a raven roost.
A watched pot never weeps And what we say on winter days is forgotten in our sleeps or lost in ordinary ways. Old dogs are already taught; and whether good is bark or bite, every moment is full and fraught with our forgotten, irritated smite. ******* On another note: All the King’s men might heal … Continue reading Minor Crimes
Elk River Books in Livingston, Montana, has added three of Lee Robison's poems to their Poetry Dispenser. So if you are headed for The Paradise, or just hiking I-90 through Livingston, stop in at Elk River Books and give their Poetry Dispenser a crank.
“Hey, Ferry Boy,” Olly Collings said. He was fishing off the landing pier, and he muttered it with a sneer as Ricky passed him to gather the guests for the trip across the lake. “Ferry Boy’s gonna ferry a fairy today.” “Go to hell,” Ricky said. “Not me,” Nate said, “I ain’t ferryin’ fairies.” Ricky … Continue reading Ferrying Mr. Billingsw
For Ida Woodworth McKee The girl in sepia has turned, arm propped along chair-rail and holds a finger to mark a page she may have read but dreams instead perhaps of romance, of what is surely golden and greener than the moment she faces, as if away from any graying the shutter might make of … Continue reading Two Pictures In Black and White
A wintering of her mind churns the gone familiars of ninety-two years? Posted in response to the Ragtag Community Daily Prompt cyclone.
How will the joke I play on Magpie who struts my yard be told in paradise? Posted in response to the Ragtag Community word prompt perspicacious.
Where Daryl saw the necessity for style and high fashion and keeping up with the Marcks’, Gloria saw laundry. Gloria shopped The Nearly New and Second Trys for easy-to-care-for bargains. When pawing the racks for a t-shirt, a sweat-shirt, or jeans Gloria always considered the amount of time that would be required between trips to … Continue reading Style and Laundry
Beer and grilled hot dogs and hamburgers happen to be the rations de jour on the day the ship in question cast off. Eric Diez, the Captain, was born and grew up in Truth-or-Consequences, New Mexico. There are golf courses in New Mexico, even in Truth-or-Consequences. But the rivers are mostly meandering mud. There is … Continue reading A Golfer and a Cowboy Sail the Severn