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I Listen to the Symphony with a Dry Mouth

A cool breeze blows to conduct. Commuters take their places. The stadium rings like a percussion rehearsal – an ensemble of scaffold and pneumatics. Machines beat steel-joists to drive the city’s drums. Down the narrow steps a winding melody and … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Puddles

The guy outside number thirteen is draped over his gatepost. He wears a white duffer’s hat and greets me with happiness rooted in retirement. He’s seen the rise and fall of an empire. His voice is like a hairdryer as … Continue reading

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