Granulated Gossip The old ladies sit on the porch and talk of love as if it was a childhood disease. They shake their heads and heave huge elephant breasts that haven’t known the hand of a man or the gums of a child since their shoes were in fashion. They tease and titter at the slow-footed gentleman who bid them a fine evening. Later, alone and unable to sleep, they revisit the Saturday Matinee and agonize over the visage of Rhett Butler’s well-heeled passion.
R. Gerry Fabian is a retired English instructor. As a poet and novelist, he has been publishing his writing since 1972 in various literary magazines. His web page is https://rgerryfabian.wordpress.com He has published three books of his published poems, Parallels, Coming Out Of The Atlantic and Electronic Forecasts. In addition, he has published three novels. They are Getting Lucky (The Story), Memphis Masquerade, and Seventh Sense. All these books are available both as ebooks and paperbacks at all publishers including Amazon, Apple Books and Barnes and Noble. He lives in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.