In the shadow of a lesser mountain under thick pine camouflage by pond of melted snow, I sleep, impervious to the calls of well-meaning search parties, content to finally feel free, at home, exhausted from trial and error improvisations, making good, making up for time spent so wildly off course.
Lee DeAmali resides in the Los Angeles area.
A Father says: “You kids appreciate nothing. I worked three jobs for your meat and potatoes. Turn my baseball game back on.”
The son replies: “I want to be empowered. I’m not content with the scraps of elitists. Slavery has many guises, including your cookie cutter house in the burbs.”
Andrew Kessler is 37 years old and currently resides on the outskirts of New York City. He loves to write, especially on progressive issues, and expresses himself through his writing. Andrew has had numerous poems published. This is a first attempt at a 50 word story.