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Faber #2, Graphite

Some­times hus­bands take it well. This one cor­nered Mason at the road­house, drove a pen­cil up his ear canal. Reg­is­tered dis­ap­point­ment when it hit bone, stopped. Mason dropped like an abba­toir steer, his newest girl­friend shout­ing, “Mur­der­er!” Qui­eter hus­bands drink … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Bear Takes a Meeting (Trinity Ridge)

Our Com­plaints & Ques­tions Bureau is based in the bot­tom of a dry well. We will help you down there if you wish to file a report on my asso­ciates’ con­duct. Which creek-bed is your favorite? We’ll mud you in, … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Trinity Ridge Zoological, poem by Todd Mercer

The Holy Roller Church of Ser­pents is set in a notch of a steep knob. You cross a rope-bridge to get there, remove your think­ing cap to roll with the irra­tional spec­ta­cle when Rev­erend Right­eous taunts the snakes, tests his … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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