“Farragut West” / Memorable Fancies #509

     A pudgy bearded man with dirty arms and pants sits down beside me late one night, waiting for a train.      “History is bunk!” he says, straight ahead. He sits and fidgets – “I’ll miss my goddamn bus!” – teeters up and walks away with small and tottered steps.      I sit alone late at night, waiting for a train. “Some history might be true,” I whisper, straight ahead. <END>      If you liked this post, please tell your friends and share a comment here or in StumbleUpon, … [Read more...]

“Elevator Pitch” / A Memorable Fancy #130

Two strangers on an elevator. Both look straight ahead. 5 – 6 – 7 – 8. One nods. 9 – 10 – 11. The other nods. 12 – 13. Clear throat. 14 – 15. Clear throat. Silence. Silence. Both look straight ahead. Door opens. Door closes. 14 – 13 – 12 - 11. There are no strangers on the elevator.   … [Read more...]