“Sounds like a country song” she said. ” And I’ll write the lyrics which I just happen to have here in my quick and shifty imagination.”

He protested, “No, really, it’s more serious than that”

“More serious than a country song?”

” It’s a phrase that got stuck in my head and I don’t know what to do with it.  Is it a song, a short story, a novel, a poem, a movie or just a throw away line?”

” Let’s work on it together.  I think it should be a work of serious fiction with us as the  characters. We can be thinly or otherwise veiled.”

He thought for a few seconds, smiled and said,” What key should it be in?”

( To be continued)