My Curious Reading: Connections, Discoveries

Posted by ractrose on 29 Mar 2017 in Non-Fiction

My Curious Reading Connections, Discoveries Introduction:       In actuality, do we need customer reviews? People reportedly give a greater number of ratings in the four-star range than any other. We withhold a degree of our enthusiasm, we don’t five-star as often…and what makes a thing good, but not very good, fair but not good, […]

The Big Pants: final

Short Stories The Big Pants  (final)       He saw Jackie wander off, before he was done talking. Down in the valley some co-op, in conjunction with the Messerman compound, farmed rows of shining greenery in cages; that radio free veg the Messermans sold to their clients, along with the online courses. A flag […]

Ambition (poem)

Posted by ractrose on 5 Mar 2017 in Art, Poems

    Ambition   “I tell you it tickles the governor He never minds it seeing his natives in western dress But such times he entertains a delegation Then, you know, it’s about pleasing the customer If you get me The coffee-baron’s wife said it three times On the boat coming up the river How […]

The Big Pants: part five

Short Stories The Big Pants (five)         So it was, that if any place close to Pacifica Terrace had been a possibility for renting, her family would suffer, for having found a place to settle. She would have to enroll the children in a school. Which she wanted, very much, to do…but […]