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IT REALLY WAS ALL JUST THE SAME

IT REALLY WAS ALL JUST THE SAME

John left for work at 7am every morning, never later. Well sometimes later and it upset him when he was late. It didn’t happen too often as he was used to this routine, but it would upset him just the same. John worked all day as hard as he could, being that he’s been working … Continue reading

GYPSY HILL

GYPSY HILL

Published in the January Piker Press I spend most of my mornings sitting on a park bench. A particular one in Gypsy Hill Park. Now that I’ve quit the rat race and been off the treadmill for awhile, it’s become a regular part of my morning routine. My very early morning routine. There’s a promenade around … Continue reading

ECOTONE

ECOTONE

He thought he ruled the world. Well HIS world, at least. In all his days no one around Jimmy much disputed he was in charge. A mover and a shaker. He met Valerie when they were still in high school, and when he knocked her up and both sets of parents insisted he do right … Continue reading

RED-BLOODED AMERICANS

RED-BLOODED AMERICANS

Did you ever have one of those days? I did yesterday and still don’t know what to make of it. I friggin worked my ass off too. I can’t remember the last time I had a goddamn day off to just lie around the house and do nothing. A day when the wife and kids … Continue reading

OUT THE WINDOW

OUT THE WINDOW

Ginger said goodbye to her mother and hung up the phone simply exhausted. It seems no matter what I say, she doesn’t seem to understand that I’ve got my own problems. And she makes me feel so small, ya know? Always wanting to know every detail of what’s going on with me, blah blah sticking … Continue reading

GYPSY HILL

GYPSY HILL

I spend most of my mornings sitting on a park bench. A particular one in Gypsy Hill Park. Now that I’ve quit the rat race and been off the treadmill for awhile, it’s become a regular part of my morning routine. My very early morning routine. There’s a promenade around the duck pond, and the bench … Continue reading

SAMSUNG

SAMSUNG

It was a funny phone conversation. The kid with his big mouth which has been known to go on and on indefinitely — mostly funny stuff for sure. The grownup amused like usual, with a big grin on his face, smiling and cracking up. The kid all bravado and brawn, puffed up — and the … Continue reading

ECOTONE

ECOTONE

He thought he ruled the world. Well HIS world, at least. In all his days no one around Jimmy much disputed he was in charge. A mover and a shaker. He met Valerie when they were still in high school, and when he knocked her up and both sets of parents insisted he do right … Continue reading