David C. Kopaska-Merkel http://apr.org en Nursery Rhyme Noir: The Hasp Deadbolt Files, by David C. Kopaska-Merkel http://apr.org/post/nursery-rhyme-noir-hasp-deadbolt-files-david-c-kopaska-merkel <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-5352add7d2106-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-5352add7d2106-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="5352add7d2106-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-840290.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Nursery Rhyme Noir is not quite flash fiction but it is only one notch up?the short-short. Kopaska-Merkel has created a P.I., Hasp Deadbolt, often mistakenly called Deadbeat, to tell these stories. Read aloud, or even silently, Deadbolt sounds like Garrison Keillor's Guy Noir...</p> Mon, 19 Jan 2009 18:15:00 +0000 Don Noble 1716 at http://apr.org Nursery Rhyme Noir: The Hasp Deadbolt Files, by David C. Kopaska-Merkel