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“I Am The Vessel That Stands Watch”

I am the vessel that stands watch as confiscated olives pour from carefully concealed clay casks and spread across the airport floor. I am the vessel that stands watch while green flesh blends with dull red hearts and random bits … Continue reading

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Sammy, the Gat: “Twenty-four On The Vig”

(Glossary at end.) I ken that an ace man’s gotta be twenty-four on the vig lest he get sliced, diced or swiss-cheesed by his advers.  But when I cast my peepers on the Flyin’ Dutchman revvin’ on the tarmac and … Continue reading

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