Mudcat Café message #2427027 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #113933   Message #2427027
Posted By: Peter T.
31-Aug-08 - 04:42 PM
Thread Name: Fiction : The Dead Man's Guitar
Subject: RE: Fiction : The Dead Man's Guitar
"Guitar strings are good, will do in a pinch," he said to no one in particular, as he went about restringing the guitar, and looking over at the no one in particular who had until a few minutes ago been Andrea, wife number two. "But fishing line, now that's the thing --". He sighed and got up. "And of course, there was a time," and his mind flashed back to the police scouring his house uselessly for the murder weapon that throttled Sandra, wife number one, "there was a time before all this new-fangled shit, when a good gut-strung tennis racket was the ticket. Now it's just serve, volley, serve, volley, serve volley."