Burning the Axe Handle

In a darkened room

A song lyric: "The car bumper delivered a fateful slap / he was standing in a space marked handicap"

Wringing out years of notebooks for gems among the oddities.

Read. Enjoy. Take if you would like, make it your own, just let me know.

Jan. 5

Man surprises a friend with a visit; tired, he falls asleep on the guest bed. His host had planned a party, and piles guests' coats on the bed, forgetting his friend is in there. Later, the sleeping man awakes, covered with coats, and overhears a conversation in the room between two people who at first he thinks are trysting, but then realizes are plotting something ...


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