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*THE OLD WOMAN'S SONG*  Photo by *Russel Lee Klika* (#3 in my Abuse Series.) by Dayonda My 60 Sox, Now Ready for our Christmas! by Dayonda

THE CROW BOY

After getting him to bathe his right side, she wouldn’t give in to his wails but instead made him turn around in the bath to flip his…

The Mormons Meet the Metro Narcotics Unit

…placed his finger over the trigger and shouted, ‘I said get on the ground!!’ The president decided to do so. [no room le…
CRYING ALONE #3 in Abuse set by Dayonda LIVES BY ITS WITS by Dayonda

The Tooth Fairy (Funny, clean, but not for bel…

Not thinking a thing about it (her Good Fairy costume) she popped into the Dentist’s waiting room, …

THE WELL-KNOWN MOVIE I WORKED ON

It was probably about 1980-81…I got paid big bucks to read in the shade, my sister in law got paid zilch to quench the Special Effect…

OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES

…the little guy came out with the best story he could think of at the time, saying, “Well, it wasn’t regular fried chicke…

THE SINGLE GIRLS’ BEST FRIEND or BILL, BIL…

Here, bring it over here. NO! Leave your hand on it. Now, take that-there thing, yeah, that- and pull it back…There you go, Girl, you…

ROUNDABOUTS and EASTERNERS… WHO’S got…

(Roundabouts) When I had to go around one, I’d close my eyes and pray through the whole intersection, like I used to see people on bi…
It's not that we have nothing to fear, it's that. . . by Dayonda

“Molly’s Song”

“Molly’s Song” / My Dear Little Molly, / you so love / your daddy….
Run Like the Wind  by Dayonda

The Evil Twin

My poor ex-hubby couldn’t understand why I went through phones so fast, but the truth was, that darned cat had my number. . .

What?

you didn’t even know where you

THE 60-SOCKS

Each toe has a different colored “finger” to go in.

Something Worth Reading: SHAY’S BASEBALL GA…

Shay struggled over to the team’s bench and, with a broad smile, put on a team shirt. I watched with a small tear in my eye and warmt…

Donna

So on Sept 1 each year she’s had a nice little write-up. It took her about 20 years to stop being 29, and now I think it’s be…

A DIFFERENT KIND OF DEMOLITON DERBY

“After a couple swallows of Panther Piss, I wasn’t afraid of anything / any more.

DORAINE

Mom went to the doctor, which was unusual for her. She put her faith in the Good Lord, her strong constitution, and in veterinarians, but…
SIDE LIGHT DISCUSSION  6 Jan 2010 by Dayonda Sleeping Dragon by Dayonda

OLD BILL and BABY

She shows me to the TV… and says, “Don’t be afraid of Baby. . . she likes people and she’s never hurt anybody.̶…

DRIVING IN NEVADA

Grandpa reaches under the seat and pulls out a quart canning jar half full of something he presses on me, ‘Have some of this-here Pan…

The Whiskered Baby Dolls

After a few hours, Gran began to . . . ‘smell a rat’ . . . and decided to see what had been keeping her two little granddaugh…

A RITE OF PASSAGE

A mother crow and two youngsters perched on my birdbath. . .

Hidee and the Case of the Laughing Wounded

We made five or six circuits of the bathroom: countertop to toilet to bathtub to towel bar to countertop to toilet to bathtub to towel bar.…

Another Way of Getting Someone’s Goat

Nobody told them that young goats are born with springs in their hooves,

The Woman Who Was Afraid to Breathe, or As the Ti…

“Here we go again”, I thought out loud, "that’s on page 3 of the SPOUSE ABUSERS’ MANUAL, right after ‘Ge…

A COUNTRY LANDSCAPE IN FALL

Beautiful blue flowing water / reflects the sun with a glow.

THE HEIM’S COYOTE

“Nice little coyote you got there!” the Ranger said, nodding at the dog. The cat smiled up at him and started to purr from her seat in bac…

The Ding-blasted, Reluctant New Stove

So, I just shrugged, you know? What can you do? Both of them know me well enough to laugh at me, and not hurt my feelings…

HOW BABY BECAME A HOUSE CAT

Regarding HOW BABY BECAME A HOUSE CAT, and a CYA note that says: Don’t mess with wild animals or their young. It’s not a DYI p…

The other senses…

I remember the scent of orange trees and other citrus trees in blossom…

RAY AND BABY (part 2)

reached out and put my hand on Shawna’s belly and said to Baby, “This is mine.” Baby let out a tiny whine and sat down by my foot, looking…

RAY and BABY (part one)

So I pulled one hand off the blonde and knuckled my eyes with the back of it… and opened them. . . and looked—-

ONE DARK NIGHT ON THE ROAD (As told by Bill from …

It was about halfway to town and I-don’t-know-what-time-o’clock when I felt like somebody or something was staring at my back. …

WHEN THE LIGHTS WENT OUT IN JEAN, NEVADA

No electric meant no water from their wells, … no water to flush toilets, and no working electric stoves nor air conditioning out the…

OUR WORLD

She’s still lovely. / Can we yet / learn to love her?

WINTER IN THE FOREST

Skiing to visit with fam’ly, / ‘Shoeing* to feed-up the stock. / In Wintertime all of the fam’ly, / Take up to bed a hot …
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