12.13.21

An absence for the sake of getting into flow and being more aligned, like the perfectly tightened strings on Jimi Hendrix’s beloved instrument.

Oh what to do, what to do, when it seems the whole world is conspiring to collapse upon you. If you look a little deeper you can know definitively that this is absolutely not the truth of the matter, it’s just the subtle, unseen energies resisting the same as the more apparent seen energies, such as the resistance of concrete against your knuckles as you try to crack it with your fists. No resistance means no sustainability which means you couldn’t have a world where anything solid exists.

As Marlo and Avon from the beloved, classic HBO drama ‘The Wire’ said, ‘the game is the game.’ And some resistance on the path to change is just part of the game of life.

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Three 50-WORD Fiction Shorts by

JON ON THE RIVER

RACIST RADAR

The driver cop pulled the Black man over.

“Why?” asked the passenger cop.

“Unsure. Just a gut feeling.”

“Really?”

“He looks suspicious.”

“Oh no,” the cop shouted. “Drive off!”

“Huh?”

“Your racism is coming out! Drive!”

The driver abruptly…

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Three 50 Word Fiction Shorts by

JON ON THE RIVER

POINTLESS PROMO

The night’s guest reeked of whiskey.

“So you have a new movie coming out,” the talk show host asked.

“I’m drunk. The movie’s shit. And after the release I’m joining the circus.” Ian shrugged. “For excitement’s sake.”

“So…

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50 WORD FICTION by Jon on the River

I just wrote this because I thought it was funny. As far as a reality check, I’m able to get one far sooner than the guy in the story below. The woman would have to wonder how she could have ever been with a guy who could be so oblivious to what was going on. Enjoy

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Jon on the River

Jon on the River

Home of my open journal. I will speak about growth and take you through the heaven and hell that makes up this process