on Feb. 08, 2014 :
Benjamin (10, Ben, Benji) loved to watch all types of birds fly. His mother made him come in so she could give him his medication. She no longer home-schooled him so it was time for him to go to school. His dad had been killed in the war. He was a hero. Mom started to drink a lot.
BMF Larry (17) invites Ben (16) to a college party. Ben & his mom got into a huge argument; she regretted having him. Mom had sobered up. Ben (25) & Larry graduated from college. The mother O/D. Larry moved to Boston. Ben got married & stayed in the same house working as a mail room clerk. Ben started climbing into trees & on his roof, he thought he could grow wings & fly. Now he was building a nest. Larry & several neighbors were asking what Ben was doing?
Ben was operated on what did the Dr. find growing on/inside of him?
Very unique, quirky & interesting short story (book). Lots of unexpected twists/turns. Easy to read & follow, never a dull moment. An easy 5 star rating.
Thank you for the free short story (book)
Tony Parsons MSW (Washburn)
(review of free book)