Unexpected, Overlooked — An Entertaining Chapbook of Stories and Poems by Kenneth Nichols


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Why you should read the chapbook:

  • What is it like to have outlived your spouse by more than half a century?
  • How far will you go to support the man or woman you love?  What are you willing to sacrifice?
  • Would you quit your job if you realized you were developing chemicals intended to allow bosses to control their employees’ minds?
  • What would you say if you ran into your ex’s mother during a low point in your life?

Unexpected, Overlooked offers interesting stories and poems about relatable characters who find themselves in extreme situations.

Table of Contents:

“Learning to Sling”

“Letter of Resignation”


“when you called,”

“Still a Woman”

“Promise and Regret”

“Still a Woman”

“She Wasn’t Home For Long: A Brian Earlington Mystery”

“On Running Into the Mothers of Ex-Girlfriends”

“An Older Brother’s Lesson”

What the pieces in this chapbook might remind you of:

This video tells the story of “Cerulean” with pictures and sounds.

The first story was inspired by this Justin Torres story from The New Yorker.  Perhaps you’ll like “Learning to Sling,” too.

What are you waiting for? 

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