’Twas the thirsty east wind that worried us that summer. It seemed to invite that grisly visitor, the plague, to linger on.
International phone calls were hardly trouble-free in 1969.
And as if God’s acts were not enough, our kind pour in the guns.
Booker La Croix liked nothing better than to put on his best hat, hitch a ride from Huddle Creek up to Baton Rouge, and spend his day off in a dark theatre watching the moving pictures…. Since the Odeon became a moving picture theatre, not once did he see another colored person in the balcony.
The black snout of a camel-faced animal with brown bushy eyebrows popped out next to the man’s head.
The ankle bracelet does not chafe. In fact, the folds of white silk that hide the black leather are exceedingly soft against her skin—but a shackle, no matter how splendid, is a shackle.
As of her twenty-first birthday, Nigella Van Trapp has appeared in more than a hundred made-for-television movies produced by the Just Us Kidz network.
Thank you for your interest in being a candidate for the exciting new X37-B terraforming project, heretofore referred to as Dirty B.
First, write off the idea of ever starting a family of your own.