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dreams, part 7

“Life is strange, isn’t it?” — Ann Dunham — “You must try the shad!” I appear to be in a market that sells fish in old England, somewhere between Monty Python’s “Holy Grail” and Boris Johnson’s “Brexit Blues.” I’m trying … Continue reading

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dreams, part 5

Well, she’s walking through the clouds with a circus mind that’s running ’round Butterflies and zebras, fairy tales, That’s all she ever thinks about. — james marshall hendrix —  The cat is on the phone with Mayo. I’ve been worried … Continue reading

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a christmas classic

you probably had to be there. 2013. Little Runner Boy Run, they told me. I don’t want to run.A Jingle Bell 5K I don’t want to run.It’s only 30 bucks; it’s sure to be fun.Go join the other schmuckswho don’t … Continue reading

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i love rakes of heroism

It’s night’s abandonYou look across the floorAin’t anyone around Closing timeUnplug them peopleAnd send them homeIt’s closing time— the prophet lyle pearce lovett— You stand in the empty lobby. The sign says no photography allowed. But that’s OK. It’s closing … Continue reading

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maybe I should put a bucket over my head

Beneath the good and the kind and the stupid and the cruelThere’s a fire that’s just waiting for fuel— the prophet ani — “CRIMINALS!!!” He’s old, even by my standards. Maybe starting his ninth decade. He’s got that Scottsdale-rich thing … Continue reading

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