Monthly Archives: April 2012

A School of Distortion (Distinction)

“That’s right, Distortion.” “You mean Distinction don’t you?” “Ah yes, Distinction.” He smiled innocently “Although that suit with one purple arm surely is distinctive” the visitor noticed. “Yes, it certainly is a distinctive color.” The counterman answered. It was eyed … Continue reading

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Help Is Not Always a Hand

He could see it; a jar of flammable liquid left carelessly on the edge of a table, in a room in the back, near an open window, with a curtain blowing in the wind. He tried to imagine the outside … Continue reading

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The Great Pretender

It was a cry for attention, a plea to be seen I was too young to know it, though I know now it was mean I bawled on the sidewalk, rolled into my blind Once again it was fame, just … Continue reading

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Badges of Honner

“Sir, Senator Winslow isn’t going to make it today.” The well dressed, perfectly coffered woman said as she walked up to an equally dressed male, holding down the earpiece under her finger. The Senator turned quickly, a sudden redness of his face … Continue reading

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The Rock River Raft Rift

Caution: An even longer one than the previous one: It began with a canoe trip down the river. It was sanctioned, and heavily promoted by the tourist industry of both the state, as well as the region, but it was … Continue reading

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The Aliens Have Taken Over The Book Industry!!

Caution:  This is a long piece….. We have all pondered the existence of Aliens on our universe, on our planet, in our country or state, in neighborhoods, and undoubtedly in your very own families. Well, this isn’t really very important, … Continue reading

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Tolstoy Enumerations I

A man goes to his friend’s house, expecting to engage him in conversation, as he has done many times before. “Hi Tom 442.” He speaks out just as his friend comes from around a corner. The friend looks up quizzically. … Continue reading

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