• Olde Tales From A Toddy Tapper

    Olde Tales From A Toddy Tapper

The Wish.

        It was a night when the house creaked a pleasant note or two – soft and hypnotic. Trees were whispering as a soft breeze carried news to them of a crisp damp morning to quench their brittle limbs. And within the house that sat at the center of these whispers, this wilderness, lay the … Continue reading

Bottoms Up: Alphabetical Confessions.

Decided to write a scene using every letter of the alphabet , in order, to begin each of the 26 sentences. A man enteres a bar one late August evening.             “Bartender,” he belows, “patia mimi shot ya rum.”             “ Captain Morgan ?” the bartender asks, noticing the man’s battered face.             “Damn straight!” … Continue reading

Murder Most Foul.

There once was a man, A tall and dark man, Dark not of complexion, but his being, His soul, A mystery, A phantom, A ghoul, Among his possessions, I remember, was a coat, a black coat with big shiny buttons, He also had a cat, a fat black cat, grim and shiny of eyes he … Continue reading

The Rendezvous.

   The man with no name came to a place of no consequence and stood and looked out over the grey skyline as far as the eye could see. The cold wind blew over the dark ocean taking his mind and attention away from work and all other numerous concerns that troubled him. His heart … Continue reading

The Man’s Reply To The Girl.

  When a girl…… When a GIRL is quiet, Millions of things are running in her mind. When a GIRL is not arguing, She is thinking deeply. When a GIRL looks at u with eyes full of questions, She is wondering how long you will be around. When a GIRL answers “i’m fine” after a … Continue reading

Ole Man Mwinyi.

Most are sunny, some are warm and sometimes breezy, others are a fine orchestra of all these nature nymphs that blend to the days he attends the Barazas held outside the coffee shop next to our house. His intentions, like the other dozen or so ailing time-worn men of the village, to share a contraband … Continue reading