Stories tagged “blues”

  • Crossroads

    A hot Mississippi sun beat down on a boy trudging west along a back road. The guitar he carried was impossibly heavy, yet he bore it with the determination of someone possessed. His face was streaked where drops of sweat trickled down. His legs burned ...

    • Author: Bob Liddil
    • Posted over 9 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Motor City Blues

    A plastic bag danced across the vacant street. You walked down the snow covered road, as the wind roared through the midnight sky. The broken glass beneath your feet crunched with every step you made. As you turned left, you are startled by a ferocious...

  • Interview with James Greenbow

    [James settles down and starts to speak.] I been singin’ ‘e Blues since ’e day I was born, an ’pro’lly a cou’le months before ‘at. No way could I ’a done no’in’ else. Got ‘e fire in my f...

    • Author: memento
    • Posted over 7 years ago.
  • Even Heroes Get the Blues

    A sparce wind flicked bobbing weeds this way and that. The field stretched in all directions, a sea of green and tawny brown. Solitary and still, a hulking figure sat in the middle, eyes downcast and hands idly pulling apart seed clusters. Face red fro...

    • Author: THX 0477
    • Posted over 5 years ago.