Before going to watch the Liverpool - Hull City football/soccer match at an uptown pub, the author (Agent 33) and his wife (Agent 32) discuss the legendary Mr. Malloy at a Starbucks in an older Charlotte (USA) neighborhood. The barista overhears their conversation and gets herself wound into the story.
Approx. 1300 words.
No sex, drugs, violence, or foul language.
If this little slice of life were a movie, it would be rated G.
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About the Author
Mike Bozart was born in the tidewater area of Virginia (US Navy kid) on a hot afternoon in 1964. He attended a mix of public and Catholic grade schools. After graduating with an Earth Science degree from UNC-Charlotte in 1986, he started doing safety technical writing. Former residences in North Carolina include Raleigh, Greensboro, Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Etowah and Asheville. Charlotte is his current residence. He has also lived in downtown San Francisco (early '90s). Mike has written numerous surreal poem-stories and over a dozen 1500-word quasi-real short stories under the psecret psociety heading. Gold, his first novel, was rough-drafted in just 27 days during a seven-week period (May 23 – July 11, 2013). Mike's first novella was To Morrow Tomorrow (2014); his second was Mysterieau of San Francisco (2015). Mike does artwork under the nom de brosse of m. van tryke. The author is happily remarried (Sharon) with a son (Kirk).