Tuesday Tirade (kinda)

I always thought that the worst pain from a minor injury was getting the end of a bungee cord in the head/face.

(See where this is going?)

Yesterday, while changing the front tire on my bike, the empty rim slipped from my hand and landed on my big toe. The sock I was wearing was no help in cushioning the impact, either.

The language I used was as blue as the toenail became, words I wouldn’t use in front of my mother. Luckily there was ample snow outside to plunge the throbbing victim into.

So, we not have a new contender until the hook end of the bungee slips from its moorings once again.


Leon Stevens is a multi-genre author, composer, guitarist, songwriter, and an artist, with a Bachelor of Music and Education. He published his first book of poetry, Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020, followed by a book of original classical guitar compositions, Journeys, and a short story collection of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories. His newest publications are the novella, The View from Here, which is a continuation of one of his short stories, and a new collection of poetry titled, A Wonder of Words.

Book Two the The View from Here trilogy is now available: The Second View

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3 thoughts on “Tuesday Tirade (kinda)

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