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Archives for February 28th, 2011

Slums and Drugs

Dead of winter, shadowing down streets as black as any nightmare, although it wasn’t even time for supper. “I got dizzy, Sweetie.” “I knows Mama.” She came home from school and found her mother on the floor. Her baby brother and sister stood there by her, scared. They had gotten home first, tried to lift […]

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