Longleaf Stories

full circle in the hundred acre wood

  1. Smell of chalk on the sidewalk for hop-scotch in Miami Springs.
  2. Feel of the fat boy’s hard soles hitting  my back on the slide at Beaver’s Academy of Arts kindergarten.
  3. Mother’s hand-sewn dress on a bride’s doll for my Christmas.
  4. Oscillating fan stirring hot air at nap time.
  5. Stuckey’s Pecan Logs.
  6. Dressel’s Dairy strawberry ice cream on Sunday afternoons.
  7. Giant red, yellow, and orange hissing, foam-spraying grasshoppers my older brother shoved down my back and ran away, laughing.  How the hell he matured into a man sweet as Dressel’s Dairy strawberry ice cream I’ll never know.

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