Thursday, February 03, 2011

100 Word Challenge: A Few Good Men

Velvet Verbosity's 100 Word Challenge, if properly appreciated, could probably end the turmoil in Egypt. This week's word is "honor", and my entry is called "A Few Good Men".

He watched Keifer Sutherland spit the words out in a thick Southern drawl.

"He died because he had no ON-NAAH."

Was that true, he wondered? Did you die from having no honor, from not having a set of maxims to live by?

Did you die because you sat in a tiny apartment, letting the phone ring, letting the mail pile up, drinking water from the faucet? He stared at the TV, playing the same old movie.

Did you die from having no rules, or from having too many?

He thought about that question, listening for pounding fists on the door.


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