Riding High

1,315 words Colt Jackson pedaled his secondhand Schwinn 10-speed along the shoulder of Seven Hills Road as fast as he could, glorying in the breeze of a sun-soaked, late spring day.  Graying hair streaming from under his helmet, he marveled at the endless blend of color flashing by on his right as he sped past … Continue reading Riding High

Interesting take on a historical artifact

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead Bare-bones plot:  Cora is a Georgia plantation slave made doubly miserable because she is shunned even by her fellow slaves.  When Cora and two others attempt escape, Cora accidentally kills a young member of a posse attempting to recapture the escapees.  She manages to reach the temporary safety of … Continue reading Interesting take on a historical artifact