Mom was dead. I couldn't believe it. I wish
Mom was dead. I couldn't believe it. I wish I never8
let her open a Facebook account. I could see mom tending Farmville on the internet while I was sizing coffins. She had 200 friends but I was the only one at her funeral.12
This may have been because I killed all her friends, I'm not sure. But at any rate I had plenty of coffins left over for all of them, so it wasn't hard to dispose of the bodies.9
But it was hard to dispose of the mattresses. So he dragged the mattress down the stairs to the curb and left it there. Across the street a cop eating a taco so him and8
said "Oi, what do you think you are doing?" He choked on his taco. "I'm providing a bed to the homeless officer, is there a problem?" Yeah, you forgot a pillow"11
The Homeless Officer produced a king sized down pillow with 300 thread count Egyptian cotton quilted pillowcase and laid it down. Ever since the Homeless Comfort Reform law of 201213
, the heuristic hobos had pillows, Tempur-Pedic air mattresses, and grocery carts without rusty wheels. With the federally aided comforts, the hobos could complete their journey to12
the annual Hobo convention taking place in Britt,Iowa. The delegates debated whether to induct "Box Car Willie" as honorary member of the Hobo union. The hardcore hobo faction11
pined for charity and grace and the ghosts of trains past, the humble humor of Red Skelton, and a life of uncertain but broad horizons. But for now, cubicles would trump cardboard11
yet...hobos will still hop trains, kids will still put pennies on the tracks, and some of us will still hear that lonesome whistle blow.11
- 2011-05-31 23:42:05
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DanMars Aug 17 2011 @ 09:31
Damn commas! hahaha, nice one 49er
BlastedHeath Aug 17 2011 @ 09:55
Now that's a story!
SlimWhitman Aug 17 2011 @ 11:43
A very nice poetic ending m80. I was one of those kids.
m80 Aug 17 2011 @ 21:42
Thank you, SlimWhitman. Blasted Heath provided the inspiration. Death, altruism and hobos--l love FS!! :-)
49erFaithful Aug 23 2011 @ 18:57
Thanks Dan. I can seldom resist the opportunity to exploit a punctuation situation that could be interpreted different ways, and I'm sure I provide them inadvertently sometimes too!