The Old Soldier finally went for his walk to the University of Pittsburgh and then through Schenley Park. He finally ended up at the public library.
I’ve had enough of Edgar Allan Poe for a while. So, for a change, I picked up Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson. I’ve read about Thompson. I probably read some of his original journalism when it was published in Rolling Stone Magazine in the 1970s; but I never read his signature work Fear and Loathing…
Well, now I have it.
Here’s a news flash. Even if you have read “Flash Fiction: Barbara’s Adult Video”, let me encourage you to go to the front page and read it again before it rotates to the archives. I’ve been tweaking the story.
And now I think it finally does what art must do: hold up an honest mirror to the human condition that resonates beyond the few hundred words that are on the computer screen.
The story is not for everyone. It contains explicit sex.
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