Cul-de-Sacs by Brian McGuffog
These are my people.
Subjects: Here are the many faces and fronts the people of my tribe take. They take many. I can spare you a few. Some tribes are bigger than others.
Neil, Father: the Yogi, toastmaster, social butterfly.
Jimmy M, Best Friend: Traveler, Diver, Environmentalist
Olivia, best friend; designer, baker, rocker.
Bob, the neighbor; hunter, sign maker, photographer.
Betsy, Mother: the business owner, breadwinner, valedictorian.
Jimmy, brother: the state wrestler, the engineer, boy-genius.
Nancy, Grandma: the bridge grand master, gardener, host. Brian, Pop Pop; a golfer, Floridian, fisher.
Robbie, the first and forever friend; the Casanova, the hitter, the man.
Ty & Cils, High school sweethearts; Tyler, Indiana’s tobacco free sport’s figure, sigma chi, dental student…Chelsea, the nurse: caretaker, country girl.
Christopher, ex-girlfriend’s brother; the fencer, writer, master lego builder.
Elly, sister; the ivy leaguer, college athlete, baker.
Hunter, college friend; the painter, photographer, socialite.
Paul, Stepfather: the biker, grill master, introvert.
Youth is not always wasted on the young.
The faces of New York
Even if things look pretty on the outside, so often they aren't. If he/her puts his/her hands on you...leave him/her.
Show him the tail lights.
by Brian McGuffog & Sabrina Banta
Elly: Sister Olivia: Best Friend Mary: First Love
Love who you love.
She's not so desperate for you after all. Break out of your box and take the wheel. There's more to life than furniture and furs.
Where's your hammer?