Color of a Cry

Color of a Cry is a collection of 57 short stories. Heartfelt stories of growing up in the rural South during the 50’s and 60’s. A time of innocence. Simpler times. Stories about a boy, a family and of an America we remember fondly. You will laugh, cry and remember a time gone by.

Color of a Cry is a collection of 57 short stories. Heartfelt stories of growing up in the rural South during the 50’s and 60’s. A time of innocence. Simpler times. Stories about a boy, a family and of an America we remember fondly. You will laugh, cry and remember a time gone by.
It sat at the intersection of two dirt roads. The unique location gave me and my childhood friend Bobby four distinctly different ways to go exploring. Mama didn’t mind as long as we followed her rules: Be home by dark, don’t come home wet, and don’t get on any paved roads. We most often chose the northern artery, for it ran ten miles before meeting pavement, ten miles as a crow flies, but neither dirt roads nor young boys travel in straight lines.
The house is still there, but it’s just an old farmhouse worse for the wear. At one time, it was a new home for two young parents just starting out. Mom and Dad are gone now, too. We laid them to rest nearby. My sisters and I moved away years ago. Time has taken away nearly everything except the fond memories.Color of a Cr