Tag Archives: Drifters

Drifters Wanted – January 2022

Last year I was driving down Dekalb Avenue and read an open-call sign for workers. Drifters Wanted. Huh? I blinked and the offer of paradise vanished as reality jarred my eyes back into focus. DRIVERS WANTED. What a difference a single letter, then again I’ve always sought something more than the world has to offer […]

Bobby B BADD By Peter Nolan Smith

Gather round my friends And I’ll tell you a tale. About a young man no one knew so well. A drifter dropping off a southbound train. Happy to be out of Amarillo. Bobby B BADD A beat-up black suit covered a scarecrow body. A hundred and fifty-four pounds soaking wet. He bent over to a […]


Last night offered eager high school girls from Dalton, they acted sexy as if they had rehearsed the wanton kisses and yearning smiles before the bathroom mirror at home. The music at the clubs was tolerable, but I wished I had been alone. Not to cheat, just to be free. After CBGBs closed at 4am, […]