1080

Going into fifth grade my Father married our Stepmother and we moved into the city. Calling Slocomb a city is like calling Dothan “Birmingham”. Trust me, that killed in Alabama. We’d been living on my Father’s bosses property in a trailer that belonged to us. We had love if nothing else. When our Stepmother enteredContinue reading “1080”

Beacon

More than once at the Assembly Church, they’d run out of oil in the “fancy” bottle, and they’d break out that Piggly Wiggly Brand Olive Oil. Yes, they did. Yes, they did!They absolutely did that-With-the BS TonguesThey scared the hell outta me.Baptists annoyed meThe Assembly Scared meMethodists Bored meThe Lutherans almost had me, that dragContinue reading “Beacon”

Other Kids

Were playing with cars and I was learning how to make dream-catchers and shit. They do work, and the answer is psychological. When you make a dream catcher you’re supposed to let the nightmare have at you in every way it wants to come. It hurts, but it gives you something to do with yourContinue reading “Other Kids”

Bookfair

History has always been my favorite subject. I didn’t even know it until after I was done with school. (He’s a goober.) As far as history goes, I’ve always thought that understanding history is essential to a better future. Patterns repeat themselves. That’s why old people walk around sounding like prophets and shit.  When IContinue reading “Bookfair”