Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pen Pal

PEN PAL By Mickey Ray – Pfleger The pen’s nib tapped upon her tongue From her ink well, she began to write, Scalding innuendoes with searing words and bite. Lies, all foul and ugly, of her neighbors Whom she hated … Continue reading

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The Romantic

THE ROMANTIC By Mickey Ray © 1990 Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Detectiverse It’s not a question of right or wrong It simply must be done To boldly state my love to her Who faint heart n’er has won. I’ll woo … Continue reading

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Going to Kansas City, MO!

October 14, 2011, I’m going to Kansas City, MO, where I lived with my life-partner, Drew Shafer, for 21 years, from September 1, 1968 until he passed away September 30,1989. On Saturday, the 15, GLAMA is celebrating Gay Pride and has … Continue reading

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Old Virginia

OLD VIRGINIA By Mickey Ray ~ Pfleger She’s old, Virginia is… The harassing hairbrush reminds her In swirls of gray and mousy brown clumps That needs removing with a fine tooth comb. “Ginger,” whine the cracked and lonely Voices of … Continue reading

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THE MISSING MEAT

THE MISSING MEAT © 1990 Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Detectiverse by Mickey Ray – Pfleger Mr. Muscher, the butcher, whooped up and down, “Where’s the cow that I recently slaughtered? Mrs. Klein, I can’t give her the steaks or the … Continue reading

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Tony O

TONY O © 1990 Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine Detectiverse By Mickey Ray – Pfleger Tony O was no weakling; he had not an inkling Of conscience that any could speak of. He’d could kill with impunity, then get off with … Continue reading

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Detective Toad

DETECTIVE TOAD  By Mickey Ray  Detective Toad was berated by A screeching Mrs. Fly. His work was hardly up to par And she would tell him why! A week went by, he couldn’t find Her sugar lump so sweet. (A … Continue reading

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