Beanery Online Literary Magazine

December 13, 2007

CAT by Brendan K.

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Cat

By

Brendan Kelemen

 

I like cats.

My cat is fat.

His name is Tigger.

He gets bigger and bigger.

I don’t now why, but I call him Mister Kidder.

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November 30, 2007

THE HANDYMAN

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—written by Brendan Kelemen

This one was printed in the 2006 Loyalhanna Review Literary Magazine, a publication of the Ligonier Valley Writers. Brendan’s father, Ed, claims he cannot “get away with anything” when there is a writer in the house. However, Ed said he “got even a few years later when he (Brendan) did the exact same thing with a newly purchased power saw.”

The day was young.
The saw was ready.
Dad was about
To cut a piece of wood.

A bright flash!
A loud report.
The smell of burnt wire.

A motionless saw.
Its cord a limp broken tail
Spitting out vicious electricity.
And volumes of smoke.

November 20, 2007

WATERPIPE by Brendan Kelemen

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By Brendan Kelemen

Klunk! Hisssssssssssssss.
Did I go too far?

I was ready to camp.
The weather was ripe.

Frantic waves
Meant to warn.

Jubilation, I thought.
It made me feel warm.

Just then I backed
Over the water pipe.

With the trailer
And the car.