Maybe they’re right.

Maybe we should all just build walls around our hearts and say,

“Good luck” to people who need help.

Those leeches who steal food from my table.

Then we all buy guns and cut crosses into the walls so that the muzzles of the guns fit through

and we shoot anyone who tries taking what we have.

taking sides



Unrequited Correspondence
The 5 Million Dollar Mercedes

Jim Mitchem

Writer. Father to daughters. Husband. Ad man. Raised by wolves. @jmitchem on twitter. First novel, Minor King, out now.