The following is in response to the 100 Word Challenge, authored by the very together Velvet Verbosity". The word is 'Snapped'.
"Why do ya thank he dun that, Paw?"
"Well, son, them Revenuers done burned down his house."
"Is that when it happen'd, Paw?"
"Naw. That didn't do it. After they burned down the house, they kilt his best dawg."
"They kilt Blue? Is that when he done it, Paw?"
"Naw, not even then."
"Well then, what else happen'd?"
"Well, then they found his still and they busted it up and poured out all his corn likker. But he snapped when a Revenuer threw his cigarette down the outhouse and blew it up. All of his Playboy Magazines were in there."
"I got a brand new pair of roller skates
You got a brand new key"
When I was a young man I was totally in love with Melanie. I was totally in love with a woman who could, who would, sing that song. To me, she was fresh and alive and so different from any woman I had known in my life. She was honest and frank, as women, to me, had always been such a mystery, and mysterious. It was like playing a game of cards and the deck was marked - and all the women in the world knew what the cards were and I didn't have a clue. But Melanie was willing to play the game straight up. At least, that's how it seemed to me. Naive, I know. But that was me.