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STORM OVER SOUTH CENTRAL
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Storm has been unleashed, which means it’s time to share what’s inside the much-anticipated anthology by author Charles L. Chatmon.
POEMS: He returns with conscious poetry such as ‘Role Reversal’, ‘The Story of Shontell’ and more verses from the heart.
The Party – It started out as a farewell celebration for a friend. It ends up a tragic farewell for those involved. Find out what lives were forever changed in The Party.
Don’t Judge a Bum By…… – One man has a plan of revenge against the women who wronged him, but a homeless person endangers the plot and shares a few interesting details of his own life.
Storm Over South Central – An ominous cloud surrounds the ‘controversial location’ of South Central Los Angeles. Why has it materialized in that community? What will it bring that will impact the lives of those living within it forever?
Father’s Day – A young boy plans to see his father for the first time since his disappearance. What he discovers will touch his heart – and yours.
The Albatross – A widower mourning the death of his wife must make a decision whether to give away or keep a special gift she left for him. Will the widower retain this gift or give it away to relieve himself of his grief?
A Town Called Heaven – Short piece focusing on a small town with big intentions. Do the citizens actually mean well or will their dream end up in smoke?
Do Fries go with that Snake? – Find out what surprises are in store for a crew of fast food workers when they deal with an unexpected visitor in their midst.
Sin is In – Another short piece about a new soft drink which captures the imagination and the minds of a public willing to support it. They’ll find out not everything sweet is good for you.
Last Night at The Club – A homeless man is mysteriously transported to late 1920’s South Los Angeles. Who is the lovely songstress appearing in a local club? Who is the gangster out to make trouble? How does all this end? Read the story and find out for yourself!
Chatmon, a refreshing voice in the world of modern poetry and author of The Depths of My Soul & The Voices of South Central returns with engaging short stories and thought provoking poems.
Read “Storm over South Central” and discover the thoughts he writes about in this volume filled with verses and tales of despair, stories of hope. It will also reveal a lot about American society – its strengths, its flaws and its people. This is a literary journey you will enjoy taking.
Storm over South Central from Adrolite Press.
About Charles L. Chatmon
Charles L. Chatmon is an author/poet who lives in the city of Los Angeles, California. He has contributed to several magazines and newspapers including the California Crusader Newspaper. He was the former executive director of the L.A. Black Book Expo for several years and taught writing workshops at the A.C. Bilbrew Library in the Los Angeles area, and the African American Library and Museum in Oakland, California.