This Is Stag Country

Bee Kay Gooch had Kassidee, Krissee and Kooger quick and early. Kooger’s the baby. Bee Kay and Jason married Labor Day and Kooger came Christmas. Spyder Blunt, her stepdad, had a restraining order on Jason that year, but kid’s find a way, don’t they? I haven’t seen much of Jason’s parents since my Monty and Commander had that tiff at The Last Drop. Monty told me he was just joshing when he called Commander “Commie” — he didn’t think it through. I nearly cried when I saw the shiner Monty got. They tusseled for as long as it took both of ’em to fall down. The domino table broke Commander’s toe. He called Monty a sorry son of a so-and-so and drove home. That’s the last words they had. Marvel tried to get Commander to patch things up, but she said Commander just called Monty a horse’s petoot. Monty said Commander couldn’t tell shoe polish from Shinola. These men! Those kids favor their momma, though. Thank goodness! Jason’s no feast for the eyes, unless you like tattoos. But I’m here to tell you, Bee Kay has kept her figure. Her head-turnin’ days are not over yet.

stag country bbq sandwich

stag country bbq sandwich

(Copyright 2018 James Mansfield Nichols. All rights reserved.)

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day, and watch Netflix and Prime Video for entertainment. I like to read and memorize poetry.
This entry was posted in Anthology and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.