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I Stacked the Odds

I sit on a box of paper. The manager says, ‘It doesn’t matter who goes to the office party as long as someone stays to man the phones.’ Wind scrapes against the windows of the 15th. The phone doesn’t ring … Continue reading

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It’s Nearly Christmas

On health and safety grounds and to comply with the terms and conditions of some of our leases – we regret we cannot allow any Christmas lights or any form of decoration that will damage the fabric of our building … Continue reading

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Haiku #1154

Christmas cheer captive audience piped into lift.

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Christmas Cheer

Holiday in a long black coat catches her stiletto in a drain and falls; cracking open on the pavement dry and white with salt; spilling inane music and warm plastic snow, thick as holiday shoppers with armfuls of bags and … Continue reading

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