“The Detective” / Memorable Fancies #1030

[“...the inevitable presence of detectives” – Roberto Bolaño]      Perhaps this one, a man slouching carefully against a wall; maybe he’s another detective. He looks suspiciously at passers-by, draws his overcoat closer about him, pulls his hat brim down, adjusts his dark glasses. Just the way a detective might look and act – or a suspect might look and act. Which is he? Which am I? <END> THE PITCH If you liked this post, please FOLLOW or tell your friends and share a comment … [Read more...]

“He’s Got a Gun!” / Memorable Fancies #612

     You were very clever, weren’t you, to figure it out from the clues I left lying loose like ends of string.      I’ll tie them up for you now, how I did it, why the dog didn’t bark in the windowless room.      While I’ve got the drop on you I’ll talk the time away until the cops burst through the door and I give up head-down abjectly, or cursing mad get conveniently shot and dying say,      “You knew I did it all along — didn’t you?” <END>      If you liked this post, … [Read more...]