I stared into the parallel universe of the bus windows reflection finding the familiar without them noticing me; the kindred we’d never know but always found through music. We knew we were heading in the same direction, same concert, same night. The girl with her head half shaved and headphones two sizes too big. The boy with a longboard and a half sleeve. The...
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All signs pointed towards pay attention. Foxy Shazam had yet to take the stage and the room was already a mass of shifting sweat packed into a graffitied brick room with a roof so low it had to warrant some fire code violations. The room was full of the faces of the faithful we’d seen at every show. We knew what to expect and...
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there is a moment

when I feel it

it’s worse on sunny days

more beautiful

in autumn

when the leaves lay down

and forget they were trees

it’s the moment I remember

all my heroes are dead

and I’m not quite sure

who I am

and she asks if

I ever knew

with the same sarcasm

and

I wrap my arms

around...
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She had gorgeous hair, blue-green eyes and enough scorn to make me hate myself comfortably. But I loved the way she felt in my arms and she loved my dementia so when it was good it was good. The day had been bad; the night good, and the morning showed up hung-over. I had, under duress, left her irresistibly beneath my sheets. I had to...
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He’d started at the corner Bistro.

A homeless man in drag,

Shouting obscenities towards the incognito.

At first his lines toward cappuccino,

In cleverness seemed to sag.

He’d started at the corner Bistro.

But soon those fearing rancid peepshow,

Gave him food inside a bag.

Shouting obscenities towards the incognito.

And so to him, this dirt stained Calypso,

Was shoved the package of...
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