All posts by L Dewender

Editor-in chief of Tales from the Lake blog, member of Lake Writers @ AotL, finalist in 2015 The Big Brick Review first annual Essay contest. Published in 1989 American Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, and self-published in A First Cousins Presentation of Selected Poetry: A Timeclock, The Train, and a River So Blue -1980.

For Lack of a Hat Part II

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Lady takes a cursory look around the room; even without direct eye contact she can see the wrinkled faces and craning necks over the high back chairs, stretching toward her… She smiles apprehensively and backs away. She had no intention of making a spectacle of herself.  She doesn’t know where that came from. But it did.  She was compelled. It must have been the Muzak and the waiting. Continue reading For Lack of a Hat Part II