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we’re all in the mood for a melody

the piano, it sounds like a carnival And the microphone smells like a beer — the prophet william joel i’m running half-mile loops around the arts center while mo communes with her clay. it’s one of those days — warm, … Continue reading

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the last time i saw richard

Closing time unplug them people and send them home It’s closing time — the prophet lyle lovett For someone who prides himself on his pessimism, I’ve been way too hopeful about the track. I’ve been going there and running the … Continue reading

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my expensive church service

Father forgive us for what we must do You forgive us and we’ll forgive you We’ll forgive each other ’til we both turn blue And we’ll whistle and go fishing in the heavens — the prophet john prine There are … Continue reading

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hanzo huraches and me

Days full of rain Sky’s comin’ down again I get so tired Of these same old blues Same old song Baby, it won’t be long ‘fore I be tyin’ on My flyin’ shoes — the prophet van zandt The last … Continue reading

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my life as a hipster dog

The track was closed today because the track is always closed. That’s not new. What IS new is that the dog park was closed because of the Great Storm of 2019. But fear not — the dogs just moved the … Continue reading

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me and loretta

Ya’ know that old trees just grow stronger And old rivers grow wilder ev’ry day Old people just grow lonesome Waiting for someone to say, “Hello in there, hello” — the prophet prine It’s late Tuesday at the Whataburger. I … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 380

I got up early today. I’ve read that in the summer if you run before noon it’s not as hot. It’s an interesting theory.  As I get ready, I’m reading about the adventures of Lauren and Jay. They’re bicycle tourists. … Continue reading

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