September 24, 2016
(Curtain opens to reveal two lecterns fronting a backdrop painting of huge orange poppies blanketing a vast green field. A giraffe stands behind one lectern, an ostrich behind the other.) Ostrich: Nevertheless. Giraffe: In point of fact it stands to reason if not to rhyme that … Ostrich: Nevertheless. Giraffe: All things considered it should […]
September 23, 2016
Whenever young Bill was missing, the first place they’d check was under the porch.
September 22, 2016
Young William Faulkner liked to play: a. hitting at the ball with a stick. b. way out yonder in the pasture. c. bury it, dig it up, and bury it again. d. under the porch.
September 20, 2016
little he knew how little he knew now he knows how little he knows
September 19, 2016
Hake Murrow crouched hidden in the corn field, the slurry of mud sliding and dripping from his body. His heart hammered. Its echo throbbed in his ears. From far off in the distance he heard the high squealing yelps of the hounds. He dared not linger longer. He crashed through the corn, fending off stalks […]
September 18, 2016
brood hen dark thoughts if you must but remember beyond tomorrow lies one more yesterday
September 16, 2016
The statue honoring fish ceremony took place in Logan, Utah.
September 15, 2016
Elke Sommer, Bert Parks, and Phyllis Diller are grouped together in this picture because: a. they are about to preside over the unveiling of a statue honoring fish. b. they recently signed contracts to star on Broadway in the calypso version of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. c. of course they are. d. the Denny’s restaurant […]