Why Coloradans never put our clothes away 'for the season'?
I don’t normally post other author’s stories but this was too good.
Mom’s basement, dusty amps, half-assembled Rolands — Matt had it all, including the social anxiety. “I’d rather fix this Pioneer,” he’d say instead of going out. “Or jam.”
But after years of subterranean dwelling, Matt’s mom gave him a present. Matt was skeptical, but the puppy wasn’t scared of the darkness, which wasn’t unlike the shelter.
And when Matt shredded it loved to howl along.
Over time, walks to the park became trips to the beach and mountains. So the plan worked, and in the end Matt hadn’t needed new drivers or tweeters.
Rather, he’d just required a single sub-woofer.
“I write short fiction so that I can write longer fiction.” – the writer
Why last week I hated winter
A good thought for the day and a reminder not to get sucked into other people’s ‘drama.’
By Neal Crook
even the sturdiest rock
is swept into the whirlpool
when debris floods
Neal Crook is a retired high school teacher starting a “new” chapter of his as an emerging writer.
I am happy to report that my poem "The Grunt" is the featured (first) of the collection THE BRAVE published by Clare Songbirds Publishing. The collection was limited to veterans and is a fundraiser for the charity 'Semper K9.' The poem started as a rough draft scribbled down after a patrol in Honduras in the …