Dan paid Bill a C-note he owed for years.
He sent him a check by certified mail.
The check certified the end of a debt.
I think alcoholic Dan was making amends.
Dan wasn’t trying to mend a fence with Bill.
Dan told Bill his brother Bob had just died.
Thirty years back, Dan, Bill, Bob drank like brothers.
Bob killed his wife with a shotgun for cheating.
He cheated, but his wife didn’t own shotguns.
Bob lived in prison for years where he painted.
He painted prisoners for years, was paroled.
He drove to a bar, drank with Dan and Bill.
Bob and Dan drank too much. Bill picked up the tab.
Bill smiled at the C-note Dan owed for years.