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Bay Street Blues

. Play me some pretty ditty, spilling out of the café on the corner, chased by laughter. Watch as my last cigarette burns to dust. I’ve been standing here for hours and not a soul has seen me. Stars have … Continue reading

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Solitaire

. The cards are stacked against her, aces down. She’s been alone so long the walls are talking, squawking about her lack of decorum progress hygiene. There’s a newspaper in that pile over there, says Carter made president. She knows … Continue reading

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the cheese stands alone

. there’s a man on the street with dirty feet and an old guitar. he’s got $17 in an old jam jar, but he can’t remember how to get home. there’s a girl on the on the stage who dances … Continue reading

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