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Archives for March, 2014

Night Life

Night haunts, night spirits, slipping through moonlit rooms, down starlit stairways, past mystery doorways into dream chambers, where love potions splash on ice, and music plays magic melodies for sleepwalkers who dance in a trance, arms holding each other, eyes blazing with rapture, mouths pressed together, as they devour each other, before youth is over. […]

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Fallen Soldiers

The homeless vet bums a cigarette as he leaves the public library, wondering, while he smokes it and enjoys the small comforting glow. of the burning tobacco, where he’ll go next, to survive the blistering cold of Chicago. Death like a bullet shot from a gun, is coming for him, and everyone, jobless, roofless, hopeless […]

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