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Michael Paul is a retired Air Force veteran who lives in Evansville, Indiana. He is an investor, triathlete, Ironman and occasional writer. He lived alone with my beautiful Yorkie ’till three months ago when he lost him.
The following work is Copyright © 2017, and owned by Michael Paul and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Call Center Blues
Beep is the worst sound on the earth.
I type, I talk, I window surf, she pulls my strings, I answer.
“No, no Ma’am, take your time” I drip sweetly into my honeycomb mike,
Scott Ferry (Renton, Washington) helps repair what war has done to veterans as a registered nurse. He pretends to live in the physical world. Mostly, he cleans things and loves his wife and daughter with an unnatural fervor.
The following work is Copyright © 2017, and owned by Scott Ferry and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
How to tell jokes to a patient with cancer
I tell him the most obscene one I can think of,