Wanda’s Safe House

Rosamond Press






bruce444Wanda Harkins never met Rena Easton, even though she spent the night in her bed. Wanda was vacationing in Egypt when James let Rena’s boyfriend in the Harkins house on Willis Court where four years earlier there had been a raid by the Oakland Police due to the “Wild Bongo Party” that was going on in the garage.

Jeffrey Harkins was fourteen when he threw a party for his friends. When the cops showed up, James invited them right on in. His brother tried to shut the door, and was thrown against the wall and handcuffed. A paddy wagon hauled Wanda’s sons off to jail. The year was 1968.

Two years later, Rena and I are in crisis. Her lover – who drove her to Nebraska – is at the Harkins door and he wants to see his lover. After calling these muscle guys in Venice “fags” they chased him…

View original post 1,441 more words

About Royal Rosamond Press

I am an artist, a writer, and a theologian.
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.