The neighbor kid broke my window
With his baseball—again
I'm sorry, `cause he's got no Dad
These last two years
Creep was beaten to death
Behind a bar down-street
I didn't like him
But it's tough on the kid
So I'll give him a break
Just his pitching arm
Maybe he learns
Faster than his old man

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Conditioning by Michael D. Turner
originally published May 15, 2009



Michael D. Turner is a writer from Colorado Springs, Colorado. His writing has appeared multiple times in Big Pulp, and in Aberrant Dreams, AlienSkin, Between Kisses, Flashing Swords, Every Day Fiction, and Tales of the Talisman.

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