More of The Freeway Giveaway

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This will be the third installment of the “Freeway Giveaway”.  There is no timetable for completion, just random postings whenever the mood hits.  

Today I have grown tired of staring at a monitor where the words of the new novel just won’t allow themselves to go where I want them to go.  My characters are in full rebellion mode and so I think a brief pause to give them time to sort themselves out is in order.  

To fill the time I will post two more excerpts from Life Under The Freeway.  For those who have not read the previous entries it works like this: I am drawing two numbers from a box and posting whatever is on the corresponding pages in the book.  Todays’ numbers are 46 and 61.

The book itself follows a narrative arc which will not be apparent in random postings.  Anyone interested in seeing that development is encouraged to try the “look inside” feature on Amazon.

Here goes.

 

TELL ME WHERE, SHEL

I read your book, man

And I’m here to tell you

Some sidewalks

Seem to never end.

___________________________________________________________

THE SPECTRUM OF CONSCIOUSNESS

The colors.

Red and gold, metallic blue.  Magenta

Cold fire:

Lifting us. Turning us. Pulling us.

Always upward. Heaven bound.

Terrified.

Clinging to the wheel of life.

Screaming:

What? Why? Where?

You cannot know

Nevertheless you must go. 

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About rixlibris

Retired from child care photography after thirty years of coaxing smiles and wiping noses. Currently venting years of repressed fictional story lines via self-published novels. Married and still alive in a remote corner of Waller County, Texas.
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One Response to More of The Freeway Giveaway

  1. Roxanne says:

    Love the nod to Shel Silverstein.

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