Category Archives: Stories and Songs

Art Wiley’s Sketchbook Gallery

Before this was Facebook, there were just faces. Mine are called doodles (early ’80s). Share This:

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Accidental Journey

A memoir by Tim, Fred, Wiley, Izzy, whatever. It really doesn’t matter because … You Won’t Remember My Name Prelude to Amuse-meant The Hero’s Journey, an archetypal human story, finds an ordinary person, gives (in this case him) a task … Continue reading

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Plectrology I – Flatpicking Compilation (1996)

PLECTROLOGY 1 – The Complete Booklet of Artists and Songs Share This:

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The Ballad of Dog Dually

        Black Canyon of the Gunnison The Ballad of Dog Dually From Wiley Timmons ‘Tales of the West’ Gunnison Gorge – An invocation to amuse-meant. Gunnison Gorge, Gunnison Gorge                  Gunnison Gorge, Gunnison Gorge Where canyons rise and eagles … Continue reading

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Front Row Seat at a Three Ring Circus

  Front Row Seat at a Three Ring Circus They’re selling posters of the surfers. Celebrities all around. Developers and real estate, buying up the ground. Here comes the fire commissioner, the hills are all ablaze. Sheriffs and their deputies … Continue reading

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Harry Houdini’s Toast to Arthur Conan Doyle

       The Case of the Disappearing Friendship                                                                   … Continue reading

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The Daily Grind

The Daily Grind SusieQ woke up Saturday morning feeling ‘pressed’;  not depressed, repressed, oppressed or compressed.  Just ‘pressed’.  After Friday night’s wing-ding party, “Prince is Gone, so let’s Dance, Dance, Dance” she struggled to lift the downy bed coverlet off … Continue reading

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Appliance Time Again

Appliance Time Again                                         (with apologies to Buck Owens and Ray Charles) CHORUS: It’s appliance time again, the fridge is broken This old icebox it ain’t workin’ anymore Yesterday she threw the mayonnaise in the garbage A pool of water … Continue reading

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Walsenburg Waltz

Invocation Beneath the snowy Spanish Peaks The Huajatolla (Wahatoya) in native speak, Our tale begins with Story Creek The steady flow of words we speak On 80 acres of grassy plains Bluffs and hills and scrub emerge We scratch the … Continue reading

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The Ultimatum – Get in Shape

The Ultimatum – Get in Shape story by Ralph Underwood Fit One, two, three, four.  Work it out.  Work it out.  One, two, three, four.  Get in SHAPE, Get in SHAPE.  One, two, three, four.  Are you fit?  Are you … Continue reading

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