Mike’s Musical Monday – Variations on a Theme: Over There

Due to my lovely singing voice, I’ve been inundated with requests for an instrumental song. This one was inspired by George M. Cohan’s melody for “Over There.” As this blog is about Words & Music, the story and the lyrics of the original melody are included below. By Jennifer RosenbergOn the morning of April 6,Continue reading “Mike’s Musical Monday – Variations on a Theme: Over There”

Flash Fiction Friday – The Straw I Grasp at to Break the Camel’s Back

 The Straw I Grasp at  To Break the Camel’s Back Published by The Journal of Microliterature There is a straw – a girl, really – that I grasp at vainly. Very vainly. I stare in the mirror and think I’m beautiful as I grasp. She’s a straw that I know I’ll never wrap my lipsContinue reading “Flash Fiction Friday – The Straw I Grasp at to Break the Camel’s Back”

The Lost Art of Letter Writing #1 – Ireland, 1930

Tallow. Co. Waterford Ireland 5th July 1930 To Mrs. Johanna O’Brien Dear Madam. The pastor handed me your letter with dollar enclosed as I have the furnishing of certificates as Clerk of the R.C. Church here in Tallow. I searched from 1860 to 1870 and went to 1873 and back to 1859 and failed toContinue reading “The Lost Art of Letter Writing #1 – Ireland, 1930”

Flash Fiction Friday – FHONY (Fictional Humans of New York) #1

I met him in a bathroom under the West Escalator in Grand Central. That’s a shitty place to meet a guy (no pun intended) but he was cute. In a masculine way, which I like. I was never into guys who were consumed with their femininity. There’s women for that, after all, if that’s whatContinue reading “Flash Fiction Friday – FHONY (Fictional Humans of New York) #1”