AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Odyssia Learning, iellen george, iJ.J. Snow, iDarryl Jenkins, iD.L. Carroll, iCindy Ziperman, iOwen Thomas, i

  Home > Action/Thriller > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Regan Gawan

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Articles
· Poetry
· 8 Titles
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Dec, 2007

Regan Gawan, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




   Recent articles by
Regan Gawan

The Best Time of My Life
The Bear at Hannigans Meadow
Don't Touch The Soap!
The First Water Hike
The European Train Ride
           >> View all

Shot Gun Shells and Wet Hiking Boots
By Regan Gawan   
Not "rated" by the Author.
Last edited: Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Posted: Monday, April 20, 2009

Share    Print   Save    Become a Fan


Camping in Hannigans Meadow Arizona

The trees are majestic and the meadow is peaceful.
We hike and fish and play in the creek all day.

Rasta, my Rodesian Ridgeback puppy
barks happily and chases the cows through the fields
nipping their heels like a shepard dog.

The cows finally grow annoyed, turn and charge her.
She runs and hides behind me, barking bravely
from the cover of my legs.

Sitting around the campfire at night
Relaxing, talking, laughing, and oh yes, drinking
My new boots are soaking wet.

Paul throws his cigarette lighter
into the fire
Just to see what will happen.
Fizzle Fizzle - Not much.

Then he throws in a handful of shotgun shells
We all jump up yelling and shouting at Paul and scrambling for cover,
Knocking over chairs and spilling our beers.
Boom Whistle Boom Whistle Boom Whistle

Later, after the excitement is over, TJ and I go into the tent to sleep.
Paul, trying to repent, and be helpful,
places my wet hiking boots close to the fire to dry.
In the morning, the leather is black and crispy
and hard as a rock.

I have no boots now.

  



Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!



No One Left to Clap by Alan Greenhalgh

The story is unique because it presents the scenario of Australia’s first political assassination, nuclear war, terrorist attacks on Australian soil and treachery involving leading..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Starlight On Stone EAST (ebook) by Jansen Estrup

Led by a crafty merchant adventurer a ragged band of refugees brave natural disaster,desperate refugees and brigands to find safety. But there is none...  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.