Bio Note: I resumed writing after forty odd years in foreign intelligence and international sales. There’ve been over two hundred fifty stories and poems published so far, and six books. I work the other side of writing at Bewildering Stories, where I sit on the review board and manage a posse of six review editors.
Trick or Treat
Some experiences are inevitable- parents, race, plumbing, talents. Some experiences are chosen- spouses, jobs, vices, friends. Some sensations are virgin births- Hunger, chill, pain, touch. Some sensations are sought- Warmth, comfort, exertion, enjoyment, Some emotions are uncontrollable- Fear, sex, laughter, wonder Some emotions are nurtured- Affection, honor, hate, pleasure And some emotions are deceivers- Lust, greed, envy, pride. Some of this and some of that, tricks and treats consumed during the walk.
©2020 Ed Ahern
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