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In her path

She tottered drunkenly, then lurched to a noisy stop. I could smell her; she was that close. I winced. I couldn’t help it. And summoned dark thoughts about people who staged such scenes right in the morning. And looked away. … Continue reading

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Plastic Plaster

I had thought long and hard. Twisted this way and that. I wanted to bring the show to a stop. When I was dropped off plumb in the middle of the road, I drew in my breath and prepared to … Continue reading

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Keeping score

water-colored threads beat against the rolled-up windows, oozed down, raindrop zig-zags making foggy promises, Evan- e-scent, as they slithered down the blue-grey bonnet. you and i and wetness formed a trio on the backseat; unseated desire arching for satiation, long and … Continue reading

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Violent Morning

There! He slapped another bucketful of water on me. It was eight in the morning and the street had come alive, abuzz. Had he no sense of propriety, making a dripping wet spectacle of me, on a public road? Yellow cabs … Continue reading

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