Perhaps they are acquaintances. They’re people you see on the street and don’t want to talk to, but they talk to you, and you come away a little fascinated. They’re people you work with and once in a while lunch with, but you know they are hiding something from you. They sometimes tell you creepy things about themselves that you didn’t really want to know.
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M. David Hornbuckle is the author of the novel The Fireball Brothers, which will be published by Livingston Press in April 2019. It is his third book. He is also a musician and songwriter, as well as the founding editor of the literary magazine Steel Toe Review. He lives in Birmingham, Alabama. View all posts by mdavidhornbuckle