The Late Elvis Presley by Ron. Lavalette

Elvis still shows upall the time now lately;shows up like clockwork,a workman, sweaty,running hard, tryingnot to miss his cuefrom the horn section:-- It’s The Wonder/The Wonder Of You --never late, never a worry,all smiles, all glitter and strutand a gold silk scarf;all peck and no hunt;sure, certain, posturingeven after all these years,even after all thoserumors … Continue reading The Late Elvis Presley by Ron. Lavalette

Hawthorne’s Earth’s Holocaust by Duane L. Herrmann

This prompt reminded me immediately of a little-known story by Nathanial Hawthorne, ‘Earth’s Holocaust.’ Originally published in Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine in May 1844, it was collected into Mosses from an Old Manse two years later. In this story, set interestingly “once upon a time – but whether in the time past or time … Continue reading Hawthorne’s Earth’s Holocaust by Duane L. Herrmann

What To Throw Into the Fire by Mary Perrin Scott

Normally I do not think of things to destroy, however as I contemplated this prompt, I see some disturbing things circling around that should be obliterated.1. The virus that our president is saying is nothing more than the flu, has taken 211,000 and more, lives. Families and friends have been separated from one -another because … Continue reading What To Throw Into the Fire by Mary Perrin Scott