Experience the ashes and remnants of lives left after one too many battles. in "Scorched" by Nicholas B. Morris.
Nicholas B. Morris grew up in Arkansas but fell in love with Colorado. His stories and other assorted writings have been published in The Harpoon Review, Cliterature, Connotation Press, Danse Macabre Online, and Nebo. He has published two short story collections, the full-length Tapeworm and the chapbook The Boy in the Well, both with the now sadly defunct Monkey Puzzle Press. (You can buy copies of Tapeworm from him directly on Amazon.) He works in his dream job as Assistant Professor of Humanities at the Community College of Denver and watches endless re-runs of Star Trek with his partner Alyssa Piccinni.
Mr. Morris tweets at @totallynotNickM.
The track behind Mr. Morris’s story this week was taken from the Free Music Archive. It is titled “My War Blues” which comes from the album Live at WMFU on The Long Rally with Scott McDowell December 16, 2011 and is by Cian Nugent. The track is being used under an Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 Unported License. A million thanks to Free Music Archive and Cian Nugent for sharing this music with the world.