Monthly Archives: December 2016

I’m Already Working On The Soundtrack 

Joey said, “Mr. S is going to text you about city league practice. He said he’d make me do twenty push ups if I didn’t show up.” I asked, “How can he make you do anything if you don’t show … Continue reading

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Twelve Feet Tall and Basket Proof

Joey’s on his school’s basketball team. He’s in sixth grade and he’s six feet tall. He asks, “What if I grow a foot for every year I’m in school?” I say, “Then all your hoop dreams will come true.” “Even … Continue reading

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I’m Fine, Really

The rain is wonderful. Gray sky all day makes me way drowsy.  Janet told my sister I was homeless and sleeping in her backyard.  My sister sent me a text. It read, “If you need a place to stay for … Continue reading

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