Heaven’s Road : A Paean for the Muckdogs

The way he discovered the Muckdogs is a story in itself. It was on a Saturday after a fight with his wife (now ex). He’d been meaning to go out to Batavia for some time. There was an outlet store there that sold really nice flannel and wool shirts and wool coats, very warm, madeContinue reading “Heaven’s Road : A Paean for the Muckdogs”

JANUARY IDYLL / a poem by Tom Evans

In this two-headed month Look forward and behind And see the land Where the hills are kind And sometimes end in houses; One house in particular notice Where love lives With its two gardens Vegetable and flower. Here is a land to be explored, Its forests are dark and dense Except where spattered by dropsContinue reading “JANUARY IDYLL / a poem by Tom Evans”

A Quick Death / a story by Tom Evans

“Good morning, Mr. Captain,” said Mr. Barnes, drolly. “Good morning, Jack,” Mr. Captain replied. “What brings you here so early?” “I’m not sure,” said Mr. Barnes. “No one’s in the office yet, and I’m expecting a big shipment, so I just thought I’d pass the time here, if you don’t mind.” “’Course not, want someContinue reading “A Quick Death / a story by Tom Evans”

“The Kissing Girl” / a story by Tom Evans

I first encountered her in the lunchroom at grade school, going from table to table and swooping down on a boy of her choosing, first wiping her mouth with her arm then planting a wet one on his unsuspecting cheek. I watched her like a hawk so it never happened to me, though whether itContinue reading ““The Kissing Girl” / a story by Tom Evans”

The real Nuke Laloosh is gone, RIP

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]   RIP Steve Dalkowski, the fastest there ever was, Ted Williams said so [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column] [/et_pb_row] [/et_pb_section]

Book launch!

My third book “So Long Ma, I’m Only Bleeding” is now available on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B086MGNX86 I went the self-publishing route this time and so far it’s only available in ebook format, but I will make it available as a paperback if I get enough requests. A sequel to my first book “Where Do the ChildrenContinue reading “Book launch!”

New Poem for my stepgrandson

                                                            Luca At Two                                                             Golden haired,                                                             Serene or squalling,                                                             Monarch of all                                                             He surveys.                                                             It was touch                                                             And go at first –                                                             A teary transfer                                                             From grandparent                                                             To grandparent –                                                             Until he spotted                                                             The garbage truck.                                                             “Garbage truck,”                                                             He said sagely                                                            Continue reading “New Poem for my stepgrandson”