Tag Archives: affluence

smart set sidewalks – July 2

6.19.2015 smart set sidewalks high rent casual diners   what happens to a nice town after   affluence discovers the lakeside seaside ambience   that used to be for year-longers who hung on   when summer touries moved on   … Continue reading

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sonorous voices – April 22

4.22.2015 sonorous voices almost too perfect as if funereal was a verb.   as in, to funeralize, to speak smoothly, beautifully, hopefully with just the right sob in the throat and cheer-cheeked peek into the sky.   i hope to … Continue reading

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Ho Ho HOLD it – November 20

11.20.2104 I have so many clothes STUFFING my drawers   so full I have to press down to fit them in   while people down town wrap an extra coat onto their backs   just to carry around what they … Continue reading

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first-world problem – August 27

8.27.2014 worst dinner out terrible service in an expensive setting. slow, graceless uncomfortable and uncaring   but a first-world problem. while people starve who would wait half a day for even a nibble   chalk it up. —————————-  

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black escalade stuck – February 26

2.26.2014 black escalade stuck in the snowbank   bleach blond driver tight on her cell   when you’re going sideways   four-wheel drive don’t mean nothin’ ————————-

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affluence kills the gods – October 16

10.16 affluence kills the gods believing that nothing else is needed and all that is, is all.   harder than the camel’s eye the illusion of plenty fosters, in place of perspective, despair.   and happy faces smile until it … Continue reading

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I’ll give you a reason to cry… September 18

9.18 I live in such a nice place, no blown in walls, no blood on the floor where the soldiers came to beat my family raw.   I can walk around the block, down a trail, even at growing dusk, … Continue reading

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