‘Rooster Crossing’ By Wallace Graham

Wallace M. Graham III
1970 Highway 138
Toone, TN 38381
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Rooster Crossings is a fantasy short story answering the question, “Why did the chicken cross the road?” Within the short read of 2,285-words, Ralph, a hog, seeks the taste of apples under the farm’s main apple tree. However, a commotion disrupts his journey to a second breakfast.

Ralph must cross Al, the farm’s rooster, without upsetting the racehorse, Big Momma’s Boots. He taunts Al who fusses about the inequality between the farmer and him. Navigating the conversation to dodge the wrath of Big Momma, Ralph aids Al in proving his equality by helping him cross the road.

Wallace M. Graham sharpened his pencil by achieving a Masters in Criminology. Living in Toone, Tennessee, he develops his writing skills through the Collierville Christian Writers Club, the West Tennessee Word Weavers, and multiple edits of an unpublished novel through Writer’s Digest. Through the writing club, he self-published a short story as part of an anthology: The Baker: KT Robbins. Other official writings fall into the academic area of focus.

Thank you for taking the time to consider this short story and look forward to your response.

Wallace M. Graham III

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