Monthly Archives: May 2016

My Good, Good, Very Good Friend

Rose works at the Waffle House. The 10 at night till 7 in the morning shift. 4 shifts a week. For over 20 years. She’s cute. Maybe 5 foot. Black hair matches her eyes. She says, “I’m fat.” But I … Continue reading

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Sittin This One Out

I couldn’t get into the house last night. I couldn’t find my key. I don’t know if I lost it Or left it in my room. I didn’t knock. I didn’t want to wake Chester. He’s the guy whose name … Continue reading

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If I Want Them To Continue

It’s been a good couple of days. Unexpected gigs and Joey’s back in town. The gigs are a step up, pay wise, from what I’m used to getting. Nick has booked another one for Saturday. A couple of months ago, … Continue reading

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Same O, Same O, Can’t Be My Game O

Every month it’s the same. I seem to be making money on Friday but, come Tuesday, I have zero. I seem to be busy but, after two days off, I’m borrowing cash from friends. Again. I’m tired of this and … Continue reading

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Skinflint Samaritan

I pulled into the gas mart and stopped next to pump #3. As soon as I turned the key to shut the engine off, my replacement cell phone rang. It was my buddy, the guy who co-fronts the band with … Continue reading

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Something to Swipe About

I’m so happy my replacement phone arrived today. I do almost all correspondence and creative writing on my cell. And, ever since my old phone started acting up, I haven’t done much in the way of creating anything worthwhile. But, … Continue reading

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