“People think we are lazy and we cannot shoulder hard work,

Nor long, cold hours starring at a moving screen.

Clearly they have never planned a coup.


I have been sitting by this house for days,

Trying to establish a pattern, a routine of some kind,

But there is nothing predictable about these guys.


I feel like I am wasting my time.

This short will never happen. We are lacking data,

And manpower to make sure it is safe.


There is always a risk. The key is to minimize it.

The best guys in the business –

Hell, the best in history – are born planners.”


Click here to read the whole post on Mug’s Tale. 

This is an excerpt from the short story entitled A Letter to the Sheriff, written by B. as part of  Mug’s Tale Weekly Writing Workshop exploring the theme “Partners in Crime”.

I took this picture in London, England, UK on June 3rd, 2016, on Regent’s Canal, on the way from Camden Town to Little Venice.


3 Comments Add yours

    1. Thank you, Manuel 🙂

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