Letter to The Editor


Dear Editor;

I have lived in this town for a half century now, ever since I came here from my time overseas.  It was a quiet little town with lots of atmosphere that I felt safe in.  Lots old buildings that used to be somebodies’ farms on the edge that abutted the wheat fields and wetlands before the pine forest took over at the edge of the foothills.

There is this one old place in particular that was painted white near the end of Monroe St.  You know the place, the one with the Tuscan order pillars and the neoclassical front.  It gets kind of swampy on that side of town with the runoff.  It was just a party house for years that the college kids rented.

I know you cannot hold back progress and all, but that place has become nothing but a crack house and God knows what crimes are going on out there at all hours of the day.  They might has well have a neon sign that says hide out here on top of it.  The ruckus is starting to keep me up at night.

It is about time for the sheriff to clean that place out so we can get back to an acceptable level of shenanigans in the shadows like normal.



A Concerned Citizen




About johnsmithiiimxiii

John Smith, IIMXIII is the avatar of an award winning poet, artist, etc. who still lives in the Palouse country of the Pacific NW. He has not received much notice with his prose . . . but as his avatar, I hope that he keeps plugging along.

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