#A Walk in Darkness
A piece of the rewrite of A Walk in Darkness…unedited…
The headaches worsened. My eyes ached and fingers of pain spread across my whole head. On top of all the pain, my stress at work kept building. I yelled, cussed, and screamed myself hoarse, all to maintain order at the refueling point. Few people tolerated me, the rest refused to hide their disdain for my… Continue reading
A Walk in Darkness…the rewrite continues…unedited…
In the beginning… What a way to start any story. You can feel the goosebumps, right? Something’s going to happen, a change or choice will be made, and you caught it at the very start. Every time I’ve ever cracked open my Bible, those words soaked in. There was nothing, but then…bam…there was light. In… Continue reading
A Walk in Darkness…the rewrite continues…unedited/incomplete….
Do you like camping? I did prior to my time in the military. Upon arrival in Kuwait, we stood on the tarmac and waited to board the buses that would carry us to our destination. “Load up,” a senior NCO barked, and we moved forward and began to load the bus from the rear. I ended… Continue reading
A Walk in Darkness: Rewrite #2…unedited…incomplete….
My mind felt fractured, like shavings of wood gathered about the feet of a sawhorse. It seemed I had lost the ability to form full sentences and make coherent sense. At least that’s what registered on the faces of my family. They stared at me with wide eyes, their mouths dropped open. I would close… Continue reading
A part of Rewrite #2 of A Walk in Darkness…unedited, incomplete…
I’m an easily distracted sort of man. For years, I spent hours upon hundreds-if not thousands of hours- distracting myself with various forms of entertainment. My marriage imploded in 2011, my career lost, and my possessions taken. Distraction was all I had left. Eagerly, I threw myself into games, movies, television, alcohol, pills, and even… Continue reading
I’m a retired soldier. Writer and full – time coffee addict. I was born and raised in Mississippi, and I joined the Army at 28 for a life of adventure and travel. Interests include: Reading, walking my two pups, Casanova and Chunk, spending time with my wife Chassidy, and trying to pen the next great American novel. I am on Instagram under Freeman’s Front Porch Musings. I sometimes do Twitter under LarryF7371.