My Curious Reading: Connections, Discoveries

Posted by ractrose on 29 Mar 2017 in Nonfiction

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, […]

The Big Pants: final

Short Stories The Big Pants  (final)           Well, he’d got her agreeing with him on Doug’s black shirt and navy tie combo. If women liked that hipster/gangster thing, Tom would add his boss’s style points to his thin-guy list. But he hadn’t believed in it. Another thing he didn’t believe… He […]

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 […]

The Big Pants: part five

Short Stories The Big Pants (five)           Leon got insurance for those times he was cutting brush, crossed fingers the rest of the time, the children and her daughter needed adding to her own…and that was a lot of money from her paycheck. She got a little above seventeen hundred a […]