RALYBUCH - I am happy you enjoyed it. This was my first attempt at creative writing. I entered this poem in a creative writing contest. To my surprise I won the rights to have my poem published in a book of poems.
"What happened to you?" asked the bystander of the man lying on the sidewalk outside of the beauty parlor.
The man shook his head groggily and rubbed his bruised chin. "Well, the last thing I remember was my wife coming out of the beauty salon. I took one look at her and said, 'Well, Honey, ... at least you tried."