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the best dog is a rescue dog

“I made up my mind eons ago that I would … also die at sixty-two. The I hit my mid-fifties and started thinking that perhaps I’m being a bit harsh. Now that I’ve scored a couple of decent guest rooms, … Continue reading

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trees

I don’t know why The trees grow so tall And I don’t know why I don’t know anything at all But if there were no music Then I would not get through I don’t know why I know these things, … Continue reading

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it’s a snap

Snap, thump, run. One guy, one ball, one trash can. He snaps, hits the can, runs to get the ball, runs back. He does this over and over and over and over and over and over and over. It’s just … Continue reading

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American dream

It’s Monday afternoon and we’re out to look at art. We have great museums and one of the world’s best Fancy Pants Art Districts, but we always end up here instead. The neighborhood is a bit iffy, but the art … Continue reading

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football season

“I know it’s a longshot, but I’m wondering if there might be a camping spot at Bright Angel at the end of June,” I ask the nice park ranger. She looks at me. I look at her. She smiles. “Not … Continue reading

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subdivision

I remember the first time I saw someone Lying on the cold street I thought: I can’t just walk past here This can’t just be true But I learned by example To just keep moving my feet It’s amazing the … Continue reading

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i don’t think she’s coming round again

Tell me Mrs. Rita what’s it say in my tarot Read my palm and tell me why do lovers come and go — the prophets valenzuela and swafford — I read the news today. Oh boy. A developer just put … Continue reading

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