100 Words – Vampires and Whores

There are vampires lurking in the allies. There are whores in the streets and whiskey in the bars. Witches stand watching from the balconies above. I wish it was only Halloween.

They say there is safety in numbers so I’m wandering, looking for a mathematician to save me. The trick is to keep an eye out for the slide rules.

I was making my way west towards a cluster of thick-rimmed guys when I saw her. Our eyes met. She hesitated then turned away. I grabbed her arm. She stopped, not struggling and asked, “Do you know anything about logarithms?”

Author: Tom
Writer, cyclist, RVer, etc.