Rock (A Short Story)

A 2334-Word Short Story

War is hell...but so is the homefront. "Rock" is a 2334-word short story about a colored World War I veteran who saves a whole white infantry unit. Hezekiah Bennett--nicknamed Rock in the War because he had a head shaped like a rock, all lumpy and dented--is a war hero. But Rock doesn't receive a hero's welcome when he returns to the homefront at War's end. More

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Words: 2,590
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465915047
About Katrina Parker Williams

Katrina Parker Williams teaches English composition and grammar at a community college. She is a Barton College graduate with a B.S. in Communications and a Masters of Education in English from East Carolina University. She is also the author of a fictional novel titled Liquor House Music. Williams classifies herself as storyteller of tales. Her works have appeared in Charlotte Viewpoint, Muscadine Lines, Usadeepsouth, and the Wilson Literary Review. Her writings have recently been published at The Saints’ Placenta, All Things Girl, Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, Pens on Fire, and Muscadine Lines. A short story was recently published in the Patchwork Path anthology.

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